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Toni Phillips is a British DJ, blogger and national radio presenter currently hosting the afternoon 1-4 pm slot on Capital XTRA.

Phillips attended Sylvia Young's Theatre School,[ citation needed ] before entering the broadcasting industry aged 19 as the Entertainment Reporter for South Coast radio station Power FM. She gained popularity in the south for her jovial nature, and was asked to play 'Jasmine' at the King's Theatre in Hampshire, alongside Dean Gaffney and Syd Little in the pantomime Aladdin. [1] [ not in citation given ]

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Having hosted the mid-morning show for KISS 100 for over two years, Phillips was approached to join Capital FM Network. She joined Capital XTRA as a weekday presenter in early 2014, and extended this to Sundays in mid-2016. [2] [ not in citation given ]

Phillips is also a DJ who has performed at the Glastonbury, Isle of Wight Festival and Bestival music festivals. [3] [ not in citation given ] She has hosted entertainment coverage on Nuts TV, and 'The Sunday Roast' on MTV.[ citation needed ]

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Phillips is also widely known as being the brains behind the popular London blog, LostItGirl, something she admits to having played a part in at some point. [4] However, the true identity of the LostItGirl remains a point of debate among the blog's followers.

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