Over the past 25 years, MTV has affected the lives of millions of young people with their music programming and pop culture content.
In the early years of MTV, the network launched their music programming channel with the help of five fresh-faced personalities who would later become known as “VJs” (video jockeys). Since the mid-eighties, MTV has hired dozens of young people from various walks of life to host the channel’s programming and to introduce the hottest music news.
Last night, former MTV VJ La La Anthony graced the red carpet of Alicia Keys’ Black Ball, and it got us thinking: what ever happened to Ananda Lewis, Kurt Loder, Downtown Julie Brown, or Dave Holmes?
We decided to take a trip down memory lane and round up our 28 favorite MTV VJs of all time. From super serious MTV News correspondent SuChin Pak, to the quirky Wanna Be A VJ winner Jesse Camp, we have all of your favorite VJs in one place.
Take a trip down memory lane and check out the 28 coolest MTV VJs below.