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MTV's Twitter Jockey

By Marcus Gilmer in Arts & Entertainment on Aug 9, 2010 6:40PM

2010_08_09_tj.jpg When we first read this headline, we wondered, "What in the blue hell is a 'Twitter jockey'?" Apparently, it's essentially an MTV VJ but since MTV doesn't show music videos anymore, it's a TJ, a position that will update MTV fans and viewers via every conceivable social media platform. And it turns out that the very first TJ is a Chicagoan, specifically Gabi Gregg, 23, pictured right, who won the position after a recent nationwide vote. We wish Gabi good luck and know that no matter what scheme MTV comes up with, nothing will ever top (or, uh, bottom out?) Jesse Camp. We hope.