Nigerian Vee Jay and presenter for MTV Base Africa, Stephanie Coker has announced that she is calling it quits with the station after serving as a VJ/host for four years.
Coker was born in Nigeria, but later moved to North London, in the UK at a tender age. She later graduated from Brunel University with a degree in Media and Communications. While at Brunel, she interned at MTV, Channel Four and Media Moguls PR.
‘’Today has been an emotional day. Looking back on the last 4 amazing years as a VJ on MTV Base, I still remember walking through the doors not being able to contain the excitement that my little dream of working with such a world renowned platform came true (my mum probably checked up on me a million times 😂😂).
From working with a fantastic team, travelling the globe interviewing some of the most talented acts and keeping you all entertained on the carpet It’s been nothing short of an exciting, challenging and fulfilling experience that I’m most grateful for.
However today, I wanted to share with you first that I’ve officially left MTV and embarking on another exciting chapter. Am I nervous? Hell yes, but it’s time for the next level. It’s always hard to say goodbye but these memories will forever live in my heart,’’ she said.
coker The VJ added: “To the entire MTV, Vimn and DAT family, thank you. More importantly, thank you so much to the viewers and my supporters for the incredible love and energy you give me daily to be the best version of myself! I want to give you more and thats why I can’t wait to share exciting news with you very soon.”
During her time on the station she worked on programmes like ‘Street Request’, ‘The Big Friday Show’ among others. She also acted as a host on various shows and awards ceremonies.