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Biography for Monty Tayloe

Monty Tayloe, Associate Editor, covers broadcasting and the Federal Communications Commission for Communications Daily. He joined Warren Communications News in 2013, after spending 10 years covering crime and local politics for Virginia regional newspapers and a turn in television as a communications assistant for the PBS NewsHour. He’s a Virginia native who graduated Fork Union Military Academy and the College of William and Mary. You can follow Tayloe on Twitter: @MontyTayloe .

Recent Articles by Monty Tayloe

In-Person 2021 NAB Show Nixed

The 2021 NAB Show is shifting to a virtual event, and won't convene in-person at the Las Vegas Convention Center Oct. 9-13, the association announced Wednesday. The 2022 NAB Show, set for April 23-27, is still planned to be in-person…Subscribe to Read >>

Foreign Content ID Stay Request Has a Shot: Attorneys

The FCC could accede to a request to pause new foreign-sponsored content identification rules, and it's likely broadcasters otherwise will renew the request in court, said broadcast and appellate attorneys in interviews. A stay petition was filed last week by…Subscribe to Read >>

Calls to Bring Back Minority Tax Certificate Follow FCC Ownership Report

The FCC Media Bureau’s latest report on broadcast ownership, based on data from 2019, shows little change in minority and female ownership from the previous version, which was based on 2017 data but released in 2020 (see 2002140048). "It is…Subscribe to Read >>

'Refreshed' 2018 QR Record Shows Positions Unchanged

Two years after comments on the 2018 media ownership quadrennial review, positions haven't changed, agreed station groups, MVPD associations, and diversity and trade organizations. They refreshed the record in FCC docket 18-349 by largely restating previous arguments.Subscribe to Read >>

FCC Extends Deadlines, Issues Waivers for Ida

Three Louisiana public safety answering points are down and six more are rerouting calls, said Tuesday’s disaster information reporting system on communications systems affected by Tropical Storm Ida. The FCC also extended deadlines, among other actions. New Orleans and nearby…Subscribe to Read >>