Vanessa Mdee hosted MTV Base’s Hunter’s Oasis, a music festival around Africa with appearances from some of the African continents hottest artists and DJs. She also hosted Tanzania’s Epiq Bongo Star Search Season 7 and Dume Challenge Seasons 1 and 2.
In early 2009 Mdee hosted Senses, Sounds and Wisdom with Zantel during the annual Sauti Za Busara International Music Festival. In 2012 Mdee started working on her new Bongo 5 web series Vee World Wide, about her travels and encounters with various celebrities from around the world. Vanessa has also been hosting for three years in a row the MTV Base Road to Mama, the Africa Music Awards, and presented the awards in various occasions. In October 2014 Vanessa hosted the MTVBase series #MadeOfBlack with Ehiz.
In 2011, Mdee’s became the host of 102.5 Choice FM’s The Hitlist. The show is on air Monday to Friday between 7-10pm. As host, Mdee played R&B, Hip-Hop, and Pop. She also interviewed many artists, such as K’Naan, Kelly Rowland, Mac Miller, Rick Ross, Ludacris, Miguel, Donald, Naazizi, Xtatic, Stella Mwangi, Camp Mulla, Tay Grin, Teargas, Dr. Sid and many more African and international acts.