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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

FCC Broadcast Ownership Report Uses Old Data, Say Starks and Others

The FCC’s latest broadcast ownership data shows falling minority and female ownership in 2017 and is already 3 years old, said Commissioner Geoffrey Starks and groups opposed to media consolidation, about Friday’s report. “To effectively address the lack…Subscribe to Read >>

Starks' Puerto Rico Hearing an 'Opportunity' Even Amid 'Short Notice'

FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks’s planned Puerto Rico field hearing on disaster preparation and response in Puerto Rico is a chance to draw attention to issues on the island, but the short lead time between the event’s announcement Thursday…Subscribe to Read >>

Pai Circulates TV White Spaces NPRM; Details Coming Soon

A TV white spaces NPRM circulated on the eighth floor by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Wednesday seems to incorporate concepts pushed by Microsoft, a broadcast industry official said Wednesday. The TVWS NPRM is set for a vote at the…Subscribe to Read >>

EMT Case Signals FCC Cracking Down on Misrepresentation

The ongoing license hearing for radio broadcaster Entertainment Media Trust -- with Sinclair Broadcast’s hearing designation order (see 2001270054) and the action against prison phone provider Securus (see 1904020076) --- could indicate an FCC crackdown on issues…Subscribe to Read >>

New Jersey EAS Software Not Supported, Concerning Broadcasters

The New Jersey Broadcasters Association has claimed for years that the state’s emergency alerting system is out of date and on the brink of failure. Now, things may come to a head, some warned. Microsoft ends support in January…Subscribe to Read >>