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Steve Lackmeyer goes live with hangout discussion

by Alan Herzberger Modified: April 18, 2013 at 1:37 pm •  Published: October 10, 2012

Another week. Another item scratched off the bucket list.

I browsed Tuesday morning and saw that business development reporter and OKC Central blogger Steve Lackmeyer had written a story to help spread the word about the live video event he had schedule for the following day.

I was pleased that he was letting his audience know. But the bucket list item? That happened when I saw I was featured in his column. He talked about his history in his digital evolution, culminating — at the moment, at least — in the live Google+ Hangout event.

I was in the control room as Lackmeyer — a veteran print reporter and cutting edge web blogger — deftly managed through the early technical difficulties on a live video set as four important guests waited. I don’t think he broke a sweat.

In the end the discussion was great for our users:



I hope you enjoy our recent run of live events. We are using the Google+ hangout technology to pull these off and get a variety of voices on a variety of topics.

You can see all the live events we’ve put together on this page.



by Alan Herzberger
Digital Managing Editor
Alan Herzberger is the Digital Managing Editor for and The Oklahoman. He focuses on content within OPUBCO Communications Group’s variety of digital products. He’s been with The Oklahoman since 1997, when he joined the sports...
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