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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

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 >>

DC Circuit Questions NaLA on Standing, FCC on Reimbursement

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit pressed attorneys from both the FCC and petitioners the National Lifeline Association in oral argument Tuesday over an FCC rule limiting carrier reimbursement for customers who are close to being eliminated…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 >>