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Collin Gaston Promoted to Top Position at WSFA

Collin Gaston has been promoted to vice president and general manager at Raycom Media’s WSFA in Montgomery, AL.

The move comes after Ken Selvaggi, who had been WSFA’s VP-GM since 2006, was tapped to succeed Steve Langford atop WAVE, Raycom’s Louisville station, earlier this month.

Gaston currently serves as WSFA’s general sales manager. He will assume his new role on March 28th.

Before joining the Montgomery NBC-affiliate four years ago, Gaston worked for WAWS and WTEV in Jacksonville, FL.

Ken Selvaggi Picked to Succeed Langford as WAVE VP-GM

Ken Selvaggi, the vice president and general manager of WSFA in Montgomery, AL, has been tapped to succeed Steve Langford atop Louisville’s WAVE.

Langford, 58, announced to staff last week that he would be retiring after 32 years with the station.

Selvaggi has been with WSFA since July of 2006.  He has worked in a handful of different markets throughout his career and he actually has experience in Louisville, where he worked as a producer for WHAS from 1989-90.

Both WSFA and WAVE are owned by Raycom Media. Selvaggi’s first day is set for March 21.

WSFA’s Coverage of Lawsuit Targeting Taco Bell ‘Beef’ Gets National Attention

WSFA’s continued coverage (video above) of a class action lawsuit filed against Taco Bell by a local law firm has been getting national attention this week.

The suit claims that Taco Bell is guilty of false advertising because the so-called beef that they use in their beef tacos is actually a dubious amalgamation called “taco meat filling,” which in fact only contains 36% real beef.

WSFA, an NBC-affiliate in Montgomery, AL, first broke the story on its Facebook page last Friday and has been following up with reports on its website and during its newscasts this week.

In addition to the lawsuit documents, WSFA posted an image of the label (below) that appears on packages of Taco Bell’s “beef.” In addition to real beef, the “taco meat filling” includes an industrial cocktail of additives. Read more

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