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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 Democrats Concur on ATSC 3.0 Broadcast Internet Proceeding

The FCC voted 5-0 to approve an order on ATSC 3.0 datacasting, but Democratic Commissioners Jessica Rosenworcel and Geoffrey Starks concurred over concerns about consumer costs. “There comes a point -- and I think we’re getting there fast -- where…Subscribe to Read >>

Changes Expected on ATSC 3.0 Order on 'In-Kind' Revenue Calculations

The final version of the draft order on ATSC 3.0 datacasting is expected to be changed from the draft version to be more palatable to the agency’s Democrats, FCC and broadcast industry officials told us. One other media item added…Subscribe to Read >>

Voluntary All-Digital AM Poised Tuesday for 5-0 FCC OK

An FCC draft order on allowing voluntary all-digital AM radio service is expected to be approved unanimously at Tuesday’s open commission meeting, said FCC and industry officials in interviews. Ben Downs, vice president for early all-digital AM supporter Bryan Broadcasting…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 >>

FCC HQ Move Timing Still Uncertain; 87% of Staff Backs Waiting for Vaccine Before Return

The timing of the FCC’s move to new headquarters remains uncertain, and 87% of frontline FCC employees hope to telework full time until an effective COVID-19 vaccine is in wide use and the pandemic “subsides,” said a survey by the…Subscribe to Read >>