3 p.m., April 27)
MuchMusic VJ hopeful falls short in bid to win dream job
By Fred Sherwin
resident Ryan Pownall made it all the way to the final show
of the MuchMusic VJ Search but failed to make the final
cut as he wound up placing third among the thousands of
people who auditioned for the show and the 19 fellow hopefuls
who made the Top 20.
St. Peter High School alum Ryan Pownall placed
third in the MuchMusic VJ Search after making
it to Friday's finale. File photo
falling just short of his dream job, the 23-year-old St.
Peter High School grad was thrilled to have made it as
far as he did and he had no regrets about the month long
journey which began a month ago in Vancouver.
overall experience of being on the show has been the craziest
thing. I can't even explain," said Ryan. "I'll
never ever ever forget this. This has been the best thing
that's ever happened to me."
the competition Ryan earned high marks for his energy
level and his charisma. He also earned a reputation for
being a master prankster along with his partner in crime,
Drama Diabolos, who earned runner-up honours to eventual
winner Chloe Wilde from Montreal.
that the MuchMusic VJ Search is over, Ryan will go back
to his deejaying large events in such far flung places
as Cancun and Punta Cana and pouring drinks at Tequila
Jacks on the Market.
after placing third, Ryan tweeted his many followers and
supporters who consistently kept him high up on the leaderboard
in terms of how the VJ hopefuls were trending.
not the end of the road guys it's just a beginning!"
Ryan tweeted. "Thanks so much for all your kind words
and support throughout this entire journey."
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