Marketing specialist Janine Ramirez and theater performer and student Nel Gomez are the two new VJs of MYX music channel. The announcement was made last night at the MYX VJ Search 2009 finals held at the Activity Center of the SM Annex in North Ave., EDSA, Quezon City.
Janine and Nel were part of the eleven finalists who went through intensive challenges and tests to vie for the two open spots in the MYX VJ roster. The other nine finalists were: Andi Eigenmann, 19, actors Jaclyn Jose and Mark Gil's daughter; Ant Santos, 22, a young chef from Oklahoma, U.S.A.; Jade Sison, 18, a model student; Kevin Lapeña, 19, Lipgloss actor and student; Lana Roi, 21, a Canadian-born singer-performer; Miko Morente, 19, a student and part-time model; Miki Hahn, 20, a budding recording artist and student; Sarah Gaugler, 22, a visual artist, musician and tattoo artist; and Toff Tiozon, 25, a former Batibot cast member and graphic artist.
Except for VJ Nikki Gil, the other MYX VJs were present during the show. Celebrity VJs Iya Villania and Luis Manzano, shared hosting duties with VJ search alums Andrei Felix, Robi Domingo, Chino Lui Pio, Monica Yncierto and Bianca Roque. Last year's finalists were also there to share what they gained from the experience of being in the MYX VJ Search.
MYX also announced at the end of the finals night that two present VJs will be leaving MYX. They will make the announcement on November.