Mr. Kaut is a Senior Correspondent at The Capitol Forum, covering communications policy and transaction reviews.  He previously was a senior editor at Communications Daily reporting on telecom matters, with a focus on FCC wireline regulation and litigation. Prior to that, he was a telecom, media, and tech associate analyst at Stifel Nicolaus and Legg Mason; a communications reporter at BNA Daily Report for Executives; and a contributor to Multichannel News while at State News Service.

Mr. Kaut has an A.B in Government from William and Mary and served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Ecuador, where he worked with rural youth groups on agricultural projects.