740 WGSM/94.3 WCTO Stereo
Some of these pictures are not very good but they're all I had. My thanks go to Robert
Cohen for sending me some decent pictures.
The good ones are his.
The studios were in this building at 900 Walt Whitman Road (Route 110) in Huntington.
They later became the studios of B-103 (WBZO) and WMJC (formerly WCTO). WGSM took to simulcasting
WHLI, Hempstead after becoming Disney Radio for a short while.
The front door. Ahead is the WGSM air studio. To the right is the reception desk.
The reception area, lobby and a hallway with some of the awards the staions had received.
Color picure by Phil Harris.
A Long Island Network Certificate of Appreciation.
Contributed by "a friend".
This conference room later became the newsroom after the split up of the Long Island
Network (WGBB and WGSM/WCTO). Seen in the bottom picture (left to right) are Bruce Herbert, Ray
Adell and station manager Dick Scholem.
Left to right in this picture are: Jim Ferguson, Marion
Ellis, Dick Scholem and Mike Eau Claire.
Left - Mark Haines (CNBC news now) in the WGSM air studio.
Right - Long Island Network newsman Lou Marcus in the announce booth between the WGSM and
WCTO control rooms. Jim Ferguson can be seen beyond in the WCTO control room.
On The Air
Left: Bruce Herbert
Right: Jim Ferguson
Left - The WGSM 12 record hour. This was an actual format chart that hung on the wall in the
Right - A young me (reaching for a record) and Paul Fleishman in the WGSM music Library.
Paul Fleishman and sales manager Dick Grove in the WCTO control room.