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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

Future NAB Head LeGeyt, Broadcasters Target Tech Platforms

NAB’s next president, Curtis LeGeyt, and the broadcasters who lead the trade group’s board blasted tech companies and called for legislation to protect local journalism, in a video discussion Monday for the virtual NAB Show. “Obviously these tech platforms have…Subscribe to Read >>

Simington's 1st Speech Cites Net Neutrality, Internet 'Gatekeepers'

In his first speech since joining the FCC, Commissioner Nathan Simington told the Free State Foundation via teleconference that he opposes Communications Act Title II net neutrality regulation, indicated he still supports government action to curb non-ISP “gatekeepers,” and seemed…Subscribe to Read >>

Pai, Carr Condemn Trump Amid Pai's Final FCC Meeting as Chair

Chairman Ajit Pai’s final FCC commissioners' meeting Wednesday and its subsequent news conferences included condemnations of President Donald Trump by Republicans, speculation about future action on social media moderation, and presentations on staff work during Pai’s tenure. Pai said he…Subscribe to Read >>

O'Rielly Expects to Leave FCC This Week, He Tells Staff in Goodbye Video

Commissioner Mike O’Rielly’s departure from the FCC “looks to be on track for some point next week,” he said Friday in a goodbye email with an accompanying video message sent out to all FCC staff. In the video, O’Rielly said…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 >>