BIG FM launches BIG RJ hunt in Patiala

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MUMBAI: BIG 92.7 FM is hosting the BIG RJ Hunt in Patiala. Winners of the talent hunt will get an opportunity to host a weekly show Big Chutti that is aired every Sunday.

BIG 92.7 FM will select a total of eight students from schools across Patiala. The contest will run from 29 January to 10 February before the lucky winners will be selected.

This is a first of its kind initiative in Patiala by BIG 92.7 FM where the youngsters of the city will be adjudged on their voice and confidence levels coupled with their entertainment quotient, which can take them further in pursuing a career option in radio industry.

The entries for auditions are invited through sms. Students who would like to take part in this exciting talent hunt can message on 55454. A fabulous response was received from the various schools of the city. The Big RJ Hunt would take place across the schools of Yadvindera Public School (YPS), DAV, Army Public School and Buddha Dal Public School.

In the first phase of the activity, each school would select 10 students from its senior classes on the basis of skill and presentation. In the second phase, an expert panel group from BIG 92.7 FM along with a prominent theatre person/city celebrity would visit each school for the final screening.

The team would pick two students from each school. The talent hunt will provide these students a chance to get associated as an RJ for BIG 92.7FM. The selected eight students will host the weekly show Big Chutti on Sundays.

Speaking about the hunt, BIG 92.7 FM cluster head, Punjab Mohit Sharma said, “Through the BIG RJ Hunt we are looking for some young students who are skillful, verbally talented and confident and have a good ear for music. We believe the city has rich talent and all that the kids require, is a platform to express themselves, which we are offering. This is a move in the right direction for those aspiring for a career as an RJ in particular of the radio industry in general. We are thankful to the management of the schools who are encouraging students to come forward and participate in large numbers and thus helping us find rich talent.”