This is
Octopus Newsroom


This is Octopus Newsroom


Octopus 8 is a powerful, innovative newsroom computer system designed for use by television, radio, sports and esports broadcasters. Our software solution facilitates editorial collaboration between news team members at every stage of the newscast production process, from initial receipt of task notification to complete and advanced rundown management. Octopus goes even beyond by providing the tools to publish your content to web and social media channels from a single platform.

Octopus newsroom software runs natively on Linux, Microsoft Windows and Apple OS X. Mobile apps are available for Google Android and Apple iOS tablets as well as smartphones. Octopus is suitable for all types and levels of operation, from a single channel with just a few bulletins per day to full-scale 24/7 news networks.

See how it works!

A picture is worth a thousand words.

Watch our video and see how the Octopus NRCS improves the productivity of newsrooms around the world.

For how-to videos, visit our gallery where you can find tutorials and see how to work with the actual interface.


  • • End-to-end rundown management system
  • • Collaborative tool for newsrooms of all sizes
  • • Octopus Journalist App for smartphones and tablets
  • • Wires handling, including images and videos
  • • Integration with web CMS systems
  • • Fully MOS compliant
  • • Support for multiple editorial workflows
  • • Approval statuses and automated notifications
  • • Management reports
  • • Modern and intuitive user interface
  • • Assignment desk with customisable calendars
  • • Integration with over 70 partner products
  • • Advanced user-rights management
  • • Integration with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube
  • • Ideal for all kinds of live production (News, Sports, eSports, etc.)
  • • Floating licensing model
  • • User-to-user messaging system
  • • Multilingual user interface
  • • Spell checker and library of banned words
  • • Built-in contacts and guest management
  • • Support for simultaneous multiple languages
  • • REST API and custom exports
  • • Wire, RSS, email, fax, SMS handling
  • • Integration with active directory
  • • Support for multi-monitor setup 
  • • Powerful back-end technology

Global Presence
Customers around the world

From Sao Paulo to Moscow and from Hong Kong to New York, Octopus Newsroom has over 200 installations worldwide. Below you can see some of our recent projects


  •  India Today Group
  •  Mediacorp
  •  Root Sports
  •  Nation TV
  •  Democracy Now
  •  TRT
  •  Canal 9
  •  Ceska Televize
  •  NexTv
  •  Radio Free Europe
  •  VG
  •  Vice

Technology Partners

Octopus has been designed to integrate with other manufacturers' solutions, we have extensive experience in connecting to many third-party applications via the MOS protocol. 

Need Help?
Contact Support

 Our Engineering team is available 24/7 for any issues regarding our product.

 or call

Worldwide: +420 221 181 520
APAC: +662 02631 63



Round the Clock Support


Daily users


Customers Worldwide


Years on the Market


Management team 
People behind Octopus

This is us!


Petr Stokuč

Petr Stokuč

This is where it all begun, Managing Director and a majority owner of OCTOPUS Newsroom. He defines and manages corporate strategic vision as well as day-to-day leadership of the company. 

Gabriel Jankó

Gabriel Jankó
Sales Director

With over 10 years of expertise in the broadcasting industry Gabriel is responsible for all business development and strategies in Europe and Americas, as well as the leadership of the Octopus Team.

Gianluca Bertuzzi

Gianluca Bertuzzi
Sales Manager Africa & Latin America

Originally from Venice, Italy, Gianluca has multilingual skills and a solid experience in managing accounts. He has a versatile approach and is ready to focus thoroughly on his customers' needs.

Miro Rusko

Miro Rusko
APAC Director

Member of the Octopus Newsroom since summer of 2013. Coming from enterprise IT systems environment, Miro currently leads the business development in the APAC region.

Gene Sudduth

Gene Sudduth
National Sales Director for North America

Gene is a highly experienced sales professional with a distinguished broadcast industry background plus an excellent knowledge of the US and Canadian broadcast markets


Lukáš Kotek

Lukáš Kotek

Lukas joined Octopus after being in the broadcasting business for 11 years, having gained vast experience in the project and account management he is responsible for aligning our strategy with market opportunities as well as for this set of inspiring profile pics

Milan Varga

Milan Varga
Technology Partners Manager

Milan is in charge of all the affairs with OCTOPUS technical partners and integration testing. In addition to his sharp technical skills, Milan is known in the industry for his outgoing personality

Martin Nedbal

Martin Nedbal
Senior Developer

Martin is the machine, member of OCTOPUS Newsroom almost since it's inception. He designs, maintains and develops the system to meet our customers' needs. He has a superb knowledge in computer languages that this space is not enough to list them. Seriously.

Adam Paneš

Adam Paneš
Technical Support Manager

Adam and his team of engineers provide highly professional support to all new and existing customers. In one of his biggest installations to date, Adam spent many weeks on site helping the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) switch from their existing NRCS to Octopus.

This is where we are
We'd love to hear from you!

Our locations around the globe.

OCTOPUS Newsroom s.r.o.
Nad Tratí 6, Prague 6
160 00, Prague

Czech Republic
+420 221 181 511

UK Office
OCTOPUS Newsroom Trading Ltd.
2nd Floor,9 Chapel Place,
EC2A 3DQ, London


Thailand Office
OCTOPUS Newsroom APAC Ltd.
Sukhumvit 71 Road
Watthana, Bangkok 10110

+66 616 047 182

US Office
OCTOPUS Newsroom Americas Inc.
333 Bush Street, Suite 2020,
San Francisco, CA 94104


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