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Now MTV has a Twitter Jockey

entertainment Updated: Aug 10, 2010 20:47 IST

Popular music channel, MTV has taken Twitter to the next level. In a first of its kind initiative, MTV has crowned 23-year-old Gabi Gregg as its 'Twitter Jockey' (or 'TJ'),


In a live show entitled

Follow Me

, Gregg defeated her four competitors by winning the popular vote from viewers.


Greeg, who used to tweet as


, is now known as


and guess how much she will earn out of this. Believe it or not, she will be paid a whopping $100,000 per annum. Who needs college when a tweet can earn you that much!

MTV’s new TJ spent her first unofficial day at work tweeting up a storm and posting pictures of her winning moments on twitpic asking her followers to comment on it.

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