Taylor Montgomery joined News Channel 25 in January 2014. He co-anchors Good Morning Texas with Meg Bonacorsi and anchors the Texas Report Midday weekdays.
He hails from The Heart of Dixie, where in grew up in Bessemer, a suburb of Birmingham, Alabama. He attended The University of Alabama where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Broadcast News.
Taylor’s interest in TV news started when he was just a kid. He started while still in high school, interning at WIAT, Birmingham’s CBS affiliate. He was an intern production assistant for the station’s morning show at just 16 years old.
During his time at The University of Alabama, Taylor worked for nearly three years as a reporter, producer and fill-in weather anchor at WVUA-TV, the independent station in Tuscaloosa. During his time there he covered the EF-4 tornado that ripped through the city on April 27, 2011. That tornado was part of the largest outbreak of tornadoes ever recorded.
Taylor has held several distinguished internships. He had the privilege to work alongside the number-one news team in the country at WSB-TV, in Summer 2013. He also interned at WBRC in Birmingham.
Taylor was recognized by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 2013. He was one of four finalists for the Academy’s Summer ‘Emmy Foundation’ Internship program in Los Angeles. He was selected from hundreds of applicants.
Taylor also loves working behind the scenes. While in Alabama, he put his production skills to work as an Audio Engineer and Camera Operator for the state's largest church.
Taylor loves the outdoors, working on his car, and model railroading. He’s proud to be in the Lone Star state. Find him on Facebook, Twitter or email him at email@example.com. If you see him out and about in Central Texas, say hi!