Z100 PD Sharon Dastur leads multiplatform team of star-finders.

As it enters a fourth decade of playing “all the hits,” WHTZ (Z100) New York has more avenues to connect music with fans than ever. No longer limited by the current music slots on its broadcast signal, Z100’s playground now encompasses the Web, social media, HD digital radio, iHeartRadio and live events.

“As a programmer, you think about how to maximize those tools to make your terrestrial station even bigger and more essential for what the audience comes to you for,” says Sharon Dastur, who joined Z100’s programming department in 1996 and was promoted to PD in 2006.

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