Category Archives: The news business

latakoo goes Presidential: Sending Video from Conventions

The 2012 political conventions came and went, without me. A small part of me was screaming to participate! I sat home and watched. Just a few years ago, the only thing that could keep me from the middle of the … Continue reading

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University Students on latakoo

I’m one of those lucky guys who gets to return home and often visit the campus where I once studied to be a journalist. After Professor Rosental Alves (@Rosental) invited me to chat with a group of entrepreneurial students, one … Continue reading

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latakoo on the campaign trail

latakoo Campaign 2012 Free Trial The hard part of covering presidential campaigns as a TV news correspondent isn’t getting information; it’s the logistical challenge of sending your report back to the broadcast center. During the first campaign of President George … Continue reading

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Just latakoo It!

“We just latakoo it.” When news breaks, more often news station managers are saying, “just latakoo it back.” Sometimes it’s the only way to get the footage back quickly. Whether it’s storms on the East Coat, wildfires in Texas, or … Continue reading

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A family miles apart, connecting through video

When latakoo team member Kate Padilla heard about the tornado that tore through Joplin, Missouri in late May, she wanted to go. Kate wanted to help that community and more urgently, she wanted to check on her grandparents who lived … Continue reading

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Breaking News: it’s latakoo

Rick Grinstead finds the gear that keeps his television station on the cutting edge. And guess who caught his attention: latakoo. “It really kind of blows open the door for getting content back to the station,” Grinstead said about latakoo … Continue reading

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Koo Power & The Power Company: It’s Electric

Gary Chavez is an editor, writer, producer, and photographer. He works for one of the largest utility companies in Texas and he is tasked with getting timely video news releases to television stations around the state. He used to spend … Continue reading

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The Impact of Journalism

The Impact of Journalism By James Moore Latakoo is a technology company. But many of us come from a journalism background. We were trying to solve a journalism problem when we hit upon the idea for our product. Our long-term … Continue reading

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The Right Tool

On January fourth, roughly four-and-a-half months ago, I was out of shape. That can happen when you’re working on a startup company. I was 188 pounds with 24% body fat. That means one-out-of-every-four pounds of my weight was fat. Today, … Continue reading

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