- What is MTV Base Meets…With MTN?
- How do you choose the people to interview?
- How do you choose the panelists?
- Where do the panelists come from?
- How do you decide the questions?
- Which countries are included?
- Where is the show filmed?
- When and where can I watch the show?
- Who is the presenter of MTV Base Meets…With MTN?
- Where are the VJs from?
- Why has MTN got behind this initiative?
- How Can I get involved in MTV Base Meets…with MTN?
- Who can I contact for more information?
- Want to be a panelist?
MTV Base Meets…With MTN is a groundbreaking multimedia young empowerment campaign and television series devised by pan-African entertainment platform, MTV Base, and Africa’s leading mobile operator, MTN.
The initiative creates a unique platform for African youth to ask important questions directly to important influencers and world leaders in a candid and intimate forum.
Our thought leaders are chosen based on YOUR feedback. They are individuals who can inspire, motivate and stimulate thoughts and discussion resulting in positive life changing decisions.
MTV Base Meets… with MTN has interviewed philanthropists, musicians, heads of state, politicians, mavericks, business moguls and contemporary world icons.
We choose aspirational and articulate youth from around African between the ages of 16 and 25. We meet them through our website and mobi site, social networking, youth clubs and organizations.
Panelists come from across the African continent. They have included musicians, investment bankers, students, designers, film makers, journalists, actors, humanitarians, models, dancers, entrepreneurs and poets.
The opportunity for our panellists to sit down and interview some of the most powerful people in the world is the most important aspect of the MTV Meets … with MTN campaign. They choose the burning questions most relevant to their lives and their situations. Some want advice on careers, business, success and life experience. Others want to know more about our thoughts leaders’ opinion on a wide variety of subjects or their personal beliefs.
MTV Base Meets with MTN films all over the African continent and all over the world. Panelists have to be from the African continent and aged between 16 and 25 years old.
MTV Base Meets with MTN is filmed all over the African continent and all over the world.
The show premieres on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) at 20:30 CAT on 1 August. Also on Spectrum TV(Cameroon), Viasat (Ghana) STV (Nigeria), Rwanda TV(Rwanda), Swazi TV(Swaziland), NTV, WBS (Uganda) and Muvi TV (Zambia). See local media for details.
Season 1 of MTV Base Meets…With MTN was presented by a number of different MTV VJs (TV presenters) including Cynthia C-VON Okpala (Nigeria) who interviewed President Johnson-Sirleaf, and Sizwe Dhlomo (South Africa) who interviewed Julius Malema and Alicia Keys. Season 2 will be presented by Sizwe Dhlomo and Vanessa Mdee.
Vanessa Mdee comes from Tanzania. Go to her page to read more
Sizwe Dhlomo is from Johannesburg, South Africa. Go to his page to read more
MTN has a long tradition of youth empowerment and MTV Base Meets…With MTN is a powerful way of extending its support for youth empowerment. Through this series, MTN hopes to give this growing segment of Africa’s population a bridge to connect with decision-makers through dialogue, relinquishing to the past the days when young people were relegated to the periphery of important debates in business and politics.
Engage with us in the digital space at www.mtvmeets.com or www.mtvmeets.mobi,
Or participate in our competition to win a coveted place on the final MTV Base Meets…with MTN panel in the USA in September 2012.
Tell us why you would be a great choice. Want to be a panelist?