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Hits Not Homework debuts new team amid controversy

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Hits Not Homework is a Capital FM show that airs between 7-10pm that has enjoyed long-standing success thanks to its celebrated roster of former presenters including Eve De Souza, Joey Muthengi, and most recently Soulo and Amina Abdi-Rabar.

The show marked a new era on Monday, 23rd January 2018, as Hits Not Homework unveiled its new crew!

The popular radio show breathes new life with Tracy Wanjiru and Anne Mwaura, the winners of The Capital One talent search. They underwent intense training at Capital FM for a couple of weeks, shadowing radio producers and being mentored by presenters at the station.

The Capital One judge Anita Nderu, named one of BBC’s top 100 influential women in the world and popular youth mentor, also joins the talented duo and brings her radio and media experience to the table to help ease Tracy and Anne into their new roles.

See: Top Twenty Capital One Finalists

The Capital One talent search far exceeded expectations in terms of talent. Capital FM has nothing but respect for all the applicants and their efforts in vying for this opportunity. The radio station looks forward to collaborating with some of the talented finalists throughout 2018 in various roles on radio, and the expanding digital platform.

Thanks to overwhelming responses and online applications, many talented people were also discovered; among them was Jo Kisila, a model and deejay. Capital could not turn away such talent, so Jo now joins the Hits Not Homework team as a producer and a Capital FM Mixmaster.

CONTROVERSY

The Capital One team appreciates followers of this competition that are passionate about their friends and favourite applicants. At the end of the day, this competition was a job posting and has been respectfully treated as such. The goal of The Capital One team was to choose the best people that would represent the organization, and best embody the Hits Not Homework spirit, energy and vibe.

Capital thanks all of the thousands of applicants!

Hits Not Homework is on air Monday to Thursday from 7pm to 10pm EAT, tune in.

Read more: Introducing the New Faces of Hits Not Homework!

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