It’s no surprise that Maya Jama has been named one of Vogue’s most influential girls.
After landing her first big TV job as MTV base show ‘The Wrap Up’ host in August 2014, aged just 20 she then went on to host MTV essentials & MTV News. Maya soon went on to present for MTV and Channel 4 among other networks.
In 2017, Maya became the youngest ever person to host the MOBO Awards, which she did with fellow presenter Marvin Humes. She has also worked closely with the BRITS, hosting their 2017 Pre Brits Party, and hosting a live Facebook stream from the Red Carpet too. Most recently, Maya opened and hosted the 2020 EE BAFTA red carpet in a 5G powered AR dress!
In 2018 Maya presented The Circle on Channel 4 with Alice Levine. She went on to co-present Stand Up To Cancer with long standers Alan Carr and Adam Hills and became the team captain on ITV2 rap panel show; Don’t Hate the Playaz. Since she’s appeared on shows such as A League of Their Own Roadtrip and The Jonathan Ross show, alongside punk legend Iggy Pop and British comedian Jack Whitehall.
2020 is set to be a big year, with Maya hosting the BBC1 show Save Our Summer with Peter Crouch and Alex Horne and soon to release her own line of face masks!
Aside from presenting, Maya launched her own collection with fashion brand Pretty Little Thing in summer 2018, followed by a second collection in February 2019. She is also an ambassador for Adidas, appearing in the European JD Sports christmas campaign for two consecutive years and their newest Global Superstar campaign. She is also an ambassador for Australian hair care brand, Aussie! And as well as these, she appeared in a global GAP campaign and a 2019 Spring/ Summer campaign for Kurt Geiger.
Cannonball- ITV- 2017- Presenter
Channel 5 documentary-‘Father in Prison’- 2017
VO- People Just do Nothing 2017, Chris and Kem show 2017
Presenter of award- NME awards 2017, AIM awards 2017,
Twitter ‘Creator Day’ panel 2017
Rinse FM, Drive Time Host May 2015 - Present
DJ at Adidas Ultra Boost Launch, Real Techniques Event, Dr Martins Event 2017, Skinny Dip 2017, Garmin 2017
4Music - Live Presenter - ‘ShoutOuts’ & ‘TrendingLive’ - October 2015 - Present
ITV2 - Present ’ Hot Desk’ 2016
VEVO, ‘Ones To Watch’ - November 2015 - Present.
VEVO, VVV - Sept 2015 - Present
Live Hosting—- NCS LIVE, GirlBoss, Adidas Events, REMIX21, Fresh Island Festival, Timberland X New Look Panel 2017
CBBC, Technobabble - Oct 2015.
COPA 90 - 2014 - Present.
Rinse FM, Breakfast Show Host - 2014 - May 2015
MTV, MTV Essentials, This Weeks Top 20, MTV NEWS - Feb 2015 - October 2015.
Channel4 Shorts - Crazy Celeb Diets, Presenter - Rumpus Media August 2015.
Host - Rip The Runway, Rife Magazine, Fashion Live, Fresh Island Festival,Selfridges Loud & Live, Pre BRITs Party 2017, The BRITS red carpet for 4Music 2017, Isle of Wight Festival 2017,
ASOS / Thomson Scene - Feb 2015.
MTV, Wrap Up Presenter - Sept 2014 - Dec 2014.