Charlie Karumi has been announed as a semifinalist in TLC’s Next Great Presenter competition. Karumi is a 25 year old Kenyan actor and entertainer. He stands to win a chance of winning a hosting gig with TLC, an international television network.
Karumi is one of thirteen semifinalists that have been chosen from more than 1500 auditions that were received in the competition. The thirteen semifinalists will head to Cape Town for a a 4 day boot camp. They will be trained on presenting by the judges and industry experts. They will also undertake screen tests, performance coaching, fashion styling, brand and media training. The boot camp will have a line-up of experts such as; radio and TV personality, Thando Thabethe; Head of Content at MultiChoice, Aletta Alberts; editor of ZAlebs.com, Zee Dladla; celebrity publicist and communications strategist, Jarred Doyle and VP of Channels for Discovery Networks CEEMEA, Lee Hobbs. They will choose the Top 3 finalists at the boot camp.
The winner of the TLC’s Next Great Presenter competition will travel to London to film the brand new series, TLC’s MOST EXTREME coming to TLC Entertainment (DStv 135) in 2017. They will also feature in a special once off documentary and win a luxury holiday for two courtesy of Sun International. Full list of semifinalists is here.