A long time resident of Dallas, Monty attended North Garland High School. After school, he served in the United States Army (Infantry) between 1990 and 1993, including a stint in the Persian Gulf for Operation Desert Storm/Desert Guardian.
After his service, Monty attended Central Texas College in Killeen for two years and received his degree in RTVF (radio, television and film) from The University of North Texas in Denton (Magna Cum Laude). Monty has been in broadcasting for several years including radio jobs in Killeen and Gatesville, as well as some on air television work in the Killeen/Temple/Belton market.
Monty also did some television work in Dallas and joined WBAP in December of 1997. He joined the afternoon program in October of 1999 as the Tarrant County traffic reporter and also covers traffic for The WBAP Morning News. He works with his wife Laura Houston (Dallas County traffic). Monty and Laura have two daughters.