Aspiring reporter gets the job after wearing unbuttoned blouse to audition

25 September 2015 / 1 year 1 month ago

A student has landed a job on Albanian television after showing her breasts through an open top during screen tests.

Television bosses at the network said they were so impressed with Enki Bracaj, from the Albanian capital Tirana, that they offered her a news reader role.

The 21-year-old now presents an international news programme after wearing the revealing outfit during trials -- and has already proved a ratings hit, it has been reported.

According to Asian Town, a spokesperson for Zjarr channel said: 'Most agree that her presentation style is somewhat awkward, but we are working on that and to be honest it doesn't seem to be doing any harm to her viewing figures.'

Bracaj, who studies public relations at the local university, said she had simply 'found a way to put myself ahead' in a competitive industry.

Defending the decision to offer almost-topless news, she said: "It is not easy to enter the world of television. So it was obvious that if I wanted to make it I had to be brave and offer something different.  I checked first with my parents and when I found that they also supported me in my decision, it wasn't a problem for me to go ahead like this."

Bracaj's popularity spread even wider after she introduced a report about Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic. The video has been widely shared in neighbouring Serbia.

She added: 'There is not just a lot of competition to get on television, but also competition between the channels. I simply found a way to put myself ahead and also to ensure that my channel gets the best ratings.' 

Photos 1 to 4 show the reporter while the rest show other daring outfits.

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