Rusty Potz is from Hartford, Connecticut and is married with 4 children and 3 grandchildren. Rusty got his degree from the University of Hartford. He's been in radio since 1963 and has been on 20 different radio stations, most of them in Hartford, New Haven, and Springfield, Mass. At one time, he worked 4 stations simultaneously. In 1967 at WPOP Rusty's show was the top rated evening show in Connecticut. In 1969 WAVZ in New Haven received the TV-RADIO MIRROR award for Rusty's show as the top show on the east coast. Rusty was the program director at WCCC in Hartford for many years. He came to WLNG on September 1, 1975. He once received a runner-up award from Billboard Magazine for personality of the year in a small market on WLNG. Rusty is a Kiwanis Club past President, and a former vice-president of the East Hampton Chamber of Commerce, a former board member of the Southampton Chamber of Commerce, and a former member of the St. Andrews School Board. Rusty is now executive vice-president of WLNG, as well as sales manager.