Meet MTV's 'Twitter Jockey'

Gabi Gregg won the reality competition for 'TJ' title
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 10, 2010 8:49 AM CDT

College is clearly a waste of time: All you need to do to earn $100,000 a year is be a really, really good tweeter. That's how much Gabi Gregg, a 23-year-old from Detroit, will earn when she officially starts her job as MTV's first "Twitter Jockey" (or "TJ") next week. Gregg won Follow Me, a months-long competition on MTV, and now gets the sweet gig of being the company's social media voice, Mashable reports. The "plus-size fashion blogger" tweeted as @gabifresh before winning, and now she's @mtvtj.
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