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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

NAB CEO Smith Leaving at Year-End; Successor Will Be COO LeGeyt

NAB President-CEO Gordon Smith will step down at the end of 2021 and be replaced by current NAB Chief Operating Officer Curtis LeGeyt, the group announced Wednesday. Broadcasters and broadcast attorneys told us LeGeyt is seen as having extensive contacts…Subscribe to Read >>

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 >>