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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 Won't Roll 2018, 2022 QRs Together: Bureau Staff

The FCC is statutorily required to handle the 2018 and 2022 quadrennial reviews separately, said Media Bureau staff at an FCBA virtual panel Thursday. The law says the FCC “shall” review broadcast ownership rules every four years, and that means…Subscribe to Read >>

ERI Lone Holdout on FM Directional Antenna Modeling

Broadcast engineers and equipment manufacturers commenting in docket 21-422 all endorsed an FCC proposal to allow the use of computer models to verify the patterns for FM directional antennas. The one exception was antenna manufacturer ERI (Electronics Research Inc). “You’re…Subscribe to Read >>

ATSC 3.0 Needs Consumer, CE Industry Support: Broadcast Execs

ATSC 3.0's backers need to focus on attracting consumers, advertisers and consumer tech OEMs to the new technology, said executives from E.W. Scripps, Sinclair, Nexstar, and BitPath in a virtual panel Thursday. “A lot of these OEMs need to understand…Subscribe to Read >>

4-0 FCC Vote Expected on Political Ad Order

An FCC draft order on largely administrative changes to political advertising rules is considered noncontroversial and could be approved unanimously even before the agency’s Jan. 27 open meeting, said broadcast and FCC officials in interviews. The item’s docket, 21-293, shows…Subscribe to Read >>

Big Tech-Opposed News Bill Could Have Shot in 2022

NAB and other supporters of the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act are making a renewed push to advance the measure, despite its still-murky path to becoming law in 2022. HR-1735/S-673 would let small news outlets negotiate revenue-sharing with online platforms…Subscribe to Read >>