Katja Mia shares emotional moment when she landed Ireland AM gig

Katja Mia Pic: Evan Doherty for VIP Magazine

Katja Mia is the star of the show. She has been building her platform steadily over the last few years and it paid off when she landed the highly sought-after role of Ireland AM presenter.

It’s not lost on her how incredible the achievement is. Especially at such a young age.

Speaking to VIP Magazine for our latest issue she remembers the emotional moment when she was able to share the news with the world.

“When I do have those moments alone and I can sit down to think about what I’ve done in the last year and a half, I get emotional,” she explains.

Katja Mia Pic: Evan Doherty for VIP Magazine

“When I was allowed to announce I was joining Ireland AM I was flying home from London, by myself. I was listening to Sza’s song 20 Something and the lyrics are really special, they’re all about finding your feet when you’re 20-something, you don’t have a house yet, or kids, you’re not married and it’s such a finding yourself age.

“I felt like I found something solid in my life and it made me emotional, and then with all the love I was getting from people, I just started crying. I was sitting alone in the airport so I probably looked like an absolute weirdo. Someone probably thought I had just got broken up with, but I was so happy. I want to keep going, I’m really proud of myself.”

And she should be proud of herself!

To read the full interview pick up the latest issue of VIP Magazine on shelves nationwide now

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