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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

5-0 FCC OK Expected on All-Digital AM, Video Description

FCC draft orders on expanding video description and allowing voluntary all-digital AM service are expected to be approved unanimously at Tuesday’s open meeting, said FCC and industry officials in interviews. Neither item has substantively changed from the draft versions released…Subscribe to Read >>

ATSC 3.0 Rollout Good Omen for TV Broadcasting's Future, Say Officials

Broadcasters see the progress of the ATSC 3.0 rollout as one of several promising signs for the future of broadcast TV, despite the difficulties of the COVID-19 pandemic, said industry officials at the virtual NAB Show New York event Thursday…Subscribe to Read >>

Simington Nomination Could Affect Lifeline MSS Order; Other Efforts Stalled

Stalled efforts at the FCC to deal with a looming, automatic increase in data requirements for Lifeline providers, which the agency itself said is “flawed,” could be affected by the ramped-up process to nominate a new FCC commissioner, but probably…Subscribe to Read >>

Biden Win Not a Concern for Broadcast Chiefs

The White House coming under the control of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wouldn’t be a negative for broadcasting, said Sinclair, Graham Media, Entertainment Studios Network and E.W. Scripps CEOs on a virtual panel Wednesday for NAB New York. “The…Subscribe to Read >>

SCOTUS Could Hurt Ownership Diversity in Prometheus Case, NABOB Told

Putting the question of broadcast ownership diversity in the hands of the Supreme Court could have consequences for minorities, said Diane Holland, aide to FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, and National Association of Black-Owned Broadcasters President Jim Winston during a NABOB…Subscribe to Read >>