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Z100 Names New Co-Host for Elvis Duran’s Morning Show

Elvis Duran finally has his woman!

Bethany Watson is joining Duran’s Z100-based, nationally syndicated morning show. Watson fills the slot vacated by Carolina Bermudez, who left for WLNY’s The Couch at the end of June.

Watson comes to New York by way of Minneapolis. After graduating from the University of Minnesota, where she studied theater and improvisational comedy, Watson was working at a desk job. She decided to to contact her favorite radio show. Expediting her career path, she applied for the co-host position on The Dave Ryan in the Morning Show at KDWB. She remained with the broadcast for more than four years.

“After an exhausting worldwide search, we found her! Bethany brings lots of baggage, but the kind of baggage that makes for a fun, playful and thoughtful co-host,” Duran says. “We can’t wait to introduce her to our listeners Monday morning.”

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Billboard to Honor Z100 Program Director Sharon Dastur

As part of the Power Player series of Billboard’s Women in Music, WHTZ/Z100 program director Sharon Dastur is among those being recognized.

Billboard honors female executives who drive the business forward with vision, dedication, and hard work. Those selected come from the world of TV, touring, labels, and publishing companies.

Taylor Swift will be on hand accepting her award for Billboard’s Woman of the Year.

This year’s event takes place Friday, Dec. 2 at Capitale in New York City.

Dastur has been overseeing the day-to-day operations at Clear Channel’s Z100 since 1996.

Z100 Named ‘Station of the Year’ at Worldwide Radio Summit

Clear Channel’s WHTZ/Z100 was chosen as the “Station of the Year” at the first annual Worldwide Radio Summit.

“It’s an honor to be named station of the year, and we couldn’t be more appreciative of the support of our millions of fans from across the country, who helped us achieve this level of recognition,” said Sharon Dastur, Z100 program director. “I also want to thank the fantastic Z100 team, which made this milestone a reality. Congratulations to everyone!”

Z100 was victorious in the “Station of the Year” category against 97.1 AMP Los Angeles, 106.1 Kiss FM Dallas, 99.7 Now FM San Francisco, and 107.7 The End Seattle.

The first annual Worldwide Radio Summit took place in Hollywood, California and featured experts from radio, music, digital technology, and social media platforms. Domestic and international awards were handed out to the radio industry.