iHeartMedia Announces Changes at Z100
Dec 19, 2014 12:07 PM
NEW YORK�iHeartMedia says Sharon Dastur will join its National Programming Platforms team as Senior Vice President of Programming Integration.
Dastur most recently served as program director for New York''s Z100 and Nick Radio, Nickelodeon''s digital-only station on iHeartRadio, and the New York cluster says Mark Medina has been named PD for Z100, filling Dastur''s vacancy.
In her newly created position, Dastur will create programs that leverage the company's assets for brands and partners and will assist with the program execution with artist, managers and labels. She will develop cross promotion partnerships between label groups and agencies, and in addition she will work with in-market programmers, lending her knowledge and ability to help refine current programs and initiatives. She will also work together with the Artist Relations team on booking and talent negotiations for all iHeartRadio national events and industry events.
Dastur also previously served as National CHR Brand Coordinator, advising CHR stations across the country with her programming expertise and mentoring other program directors throughout the company to develop and strengthen their stations' branding, strategy, music and imaging.
Medina will join Z100 after programming Contemporary Hit Radio stations throughout the country, including WIHT(FM) in Washington, D.C. and WZFT(FM) in Baltimore. His programming experience also includes KZZP(FM) and KNIX(FM) in Phoenix and KRQQ(MF) in Tucson. He will also continue to be part of iHeartMedia's talent development coaching team, where he has helped to develop and coach talent including The Kane Show, Toby Knapp and Johnjay & Rich.