Mark Medina Named PD At WHTZ
December 18, 2014 at 8:03 AM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA Top 40 WHTZ (Z100)/NEW YORK has hired MARK MEDINA to PD effective JANUARY 5, 2015.
MEDINA will join Z100 after programming numerous Top 40 stations throughout the country, including most recently WIHT (HOT 99.5)/WASHINGTON, D.C. and WZFT (Z104.3)/BALTIMORE. His programming experience also includes KZZP and KNIX in PHOENIX and KRQQ/TUCSON. MEDINA will also continue to be part of iHEARTMEDIA's talent development coaching team, where he has been instrumental in developing and coaching some of iHEARTMEDIA's top talent including THE KANE SHOW, TOBY KNAPP and JOHNJAY & RICH.
"MARK is the perfect choice to continue to build on the success of Z100," said SVP/Programming, Major Markets THEA MITCHEM. "He is an exceptional Program Director who has proven himself to be one of the most creative, innovative and strategic programmers at iHEARTMEDIA."
"MARK MEDINA's move to NEW YORK is a testament of how iHEARTMEDIA recognizes performance and works to create a clear path of advancement for the very best," said NEW YORK Market President JOE PUGLISE. "I'm excited to work with MARK again and I¹m confident that his programming expertise will lead Z100 to new heights."
"Z100 is one of the most important media brands in the world,² said MEDINA. "The opportunity to work with the best in class staff at Z100 and play a role in the legacy and heritage of this radio station is thrilling. I couldn¹t be more ecstatic, and want to thank THEA MITCHEM, HARTLEY ATKINS, JOE PUGLISE, TOM POLEMAN, JOHN IVEY and everyone who has played a role in my career development to help me reach this point."