Global, the media & entertainment group, today (Monday, 16 August), announced the appointment of radio programming specialist Sharon Dastur, who will now work as Global’s Senior Programming & Content Advisor, reporting to James Rea, Global’s Director of Broadcasting.
Sharon will serve as an extra U.S. liaison to artist managers and record labels, working closely with Global’s Talent & Artist relations team in London.
Sharon’s career spans over 20 years of music and entertainment industry expertise, including SVP of Programming for the World Famous Z100 New York, iHeartRadio, and most recently, SVP of Promotion at Republic Records. She is a forward-thinking and strategic industry pioneer with a passion for music and storytelling through music. Sharon has transformed brands, created popular culture and has helped guide the careers of some of the biggest artists in the world.
Sharon has won accolades across the entertainment industry including the prestigious annual Billboard Women in Music list, TJ Martell Women of Influence, ELLE Magazine’s Women in Music Power List, Women in Music: The 50 Most Powerful Executives in the Industry, and many more. Sharon was also co-creator and Executive Producer of the annual Z100 Jingle Ball concert featuring the biggest artists of the year on one stage at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
“I’ve known Sharon and been a fan of her work for many years whilst she ran Z100 in New York. She’s a world class programmer and brand and event creator. I’m enormously excited to be working with her, as are James Rea and the programming team at Global. Welcome Sharon!”
Ashley Tabor-King, Global’s Founder & Executive President
Sharon Dastur added: “For years, I’ve always admired Global’s innovation, creativity, and elevation of the Global brands through smart programming, top-notch talent, and first-class events. I am absolutely thrilled to be working alongside this brilliant group of Ashley, James, and the entire Global programming team.”
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