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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

Pandemic Accelerating Push Toward Digital Media, Ads, Says Wells Fargo's Hebert

The pandemic is intensifying media trends toward digital advertising, streaming video and direct-to-consumer offerings, said Wells Fargo analyst Davis Hebert Tuesday during The Media Institute’s teleconferenced “virtual luncheon,” the group’s COVID-19 replacement for its speaker series. There has been…Subscribe to Read >>

TV Ad Revenue in 2020 Seen Declining 18%; Radio More 'Bleak'

Bullish projections of TV advertising revenue for 2020 show a 4% decline for 2020, while bearish predictions go as low as an 18% decline, said S&P Global analyst Seth Shafer in a teleconferenced presentation for the 2020 Kagan Media…Subscribe to Read >>

FCC IB Rejects Chinese Radio Application, Alleging CCP Ties

The International Bureau dismissed an application on Chinese language programming broadcast from a Mexican station because it didn’t include a company the FCC said Monday is a key participant in the enterprise and also tied to the Chinese…Subscribe to Read >>

TV Stations Seeing Slow Ad Improvement; Future Uncertain

TV stations are starting to see a gradual improvement in advertising, but the future remains uncertain, said broadcast executives and S&P Global Market Intelligence analyst Robin Flynn during a teleconferenced 2020 Kagan Media Summit Thursday. The second day of…Subscribe to Read >>

DTS Commenters Worried About Broadcasters Expanding Service Areas

Microsoft, public interest groups and some broadcasters disagree with NAB, America’s Public Television Stations, larger broadcasters such as Meredith and Tegna, and both the BitPath (formerly SpectrumCo) and PearlTV ATSC 3.0 consortiums on whether proposed changes to the…Subscribe to Read >>