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Legislature adds services for the deaf, hard of hearing

The Associated Press reported on Jan. 16 that the Arizona legislature is providing a live captioning service and looping technology for committee hearings for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. People can request captioning in advance through the Arizona legislature’s website. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

Starting out in captioning: An interview with Chase Frazier

Chase Frazier, RMR, CRR, CRC, started out as a captioner, although his mother and brother, both already court reporters, were in the legal arena. Some recent graduates find going into captioning right away to be a good first step in their careers rather than spending time freelancing or interviewing for open officialships. The JCR Weekly asked Frazier to offer some thoughts on what is different if you plan to consider this option … [Continue reading...]

2017 U.S. Court Reporting & Stenotype Services Industry report

The 2017 U.S. Court Reporting & Stenotype Services Industry-Industry & Market Report, which provides industry statistics, forecasts, and demographics, was released on Jan. 16. The report is published annually by Business and Finance Market Reports. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

WORKING TOGETHER: How’s your audio?

By Mindy Sindiong Part of a CLVS’s training is to provide great video and audio for our clients. However, we have two clients: the attorney(s) and the court reporter. Yes, I said court reporter. Part of our job is to offer the court reporter some form of audio, whether it be a live feed from our audio mixer or a digital computer file recorded onto an SD card. The better audio we provide, the more court reporters will want and request to work … [Continue reading...]

Starting out in captioning: An interview with Chase Frazier

Chase Frazier, RMR, CRR, CRC, started out as a captioner, although his mother and brother, both already court reporters, were in the legal arena. Some recent graduates find going into captioning right away to be a good first step in their careers rather than spending time freelancing or interviewing for open officialships. The JCR Weekly asked Frazier to offer some thoughts on what is different if you plan to consider this option … [Continue reading...]

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I just had a bad day: Overcoming the fear of failure

By Cassy Kerr Success means different things to different people, but my success story is overcoming my fear of failure. Having done that has opened up a … [Read More...]

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Legislature adds services for the deaf, hard of hearing

The Associated Press reported on Jan. 16 that the Arizona legislature is providing a live captioning service and looping technology for committee … [Read More...]

Starting out in captioning: An interview with Chase Frazier

Chase Frazier, RMR, CRR, CRC, started out as a captioner, although his mother and brother, both already court reporters, were in the legal arena. Some … [Read More...]

2017 U.S. Court Reporting & Stenotype Services Industry report

The 2017 U.S. Court Reporting & Stenotype Services Industry-Industry & Market Report, which provides industry statistics, forecasts, and … [Read More...]

A member’s perspective on why PAC matters

By Shaunise Day Do you know what PAC is doing for you? Behind the scenes, the NCRA Political Action Committee (PAC) is working hard on behalf … [Read More...]

Veritext acquires David Feldman Worldwide Court Reporting

In a press release issued Jan. 16, Veritext, a nationwide court reporting services provider, announce its acquisition of David Feldman Worldwide (DFW) … [Read More...]

Wyoming reporter Al Renneisen passes away

Al Renneisen, who worked for18 years as a court reporter, died Jan. 7 in South Park, Wyo. Renneisen worked with Judge Terrence O’Brien, who is now a … [Read More...]

IN MEMORIAM: Cathleen M. (Annis) Burnham

Cathleen M. “Cathi” (Annis) Burnham passed away unexpectedly at the age of 59 at her home in Warwick, R.I., on Dec. 24, 2017. Cathi was instrumental … [Read More...]

Family court cases in South Carolina being delayed by lack of court reporters

The Independent Mail (Anderson, S.C.) published an article on Jan. 14 about the lack of court reporters in South Carolina delaying family court cases … [Read More...]

NCRA member to host fundraiser

WAVY TV, Portsmouth, Va., reported on Jan. 10 that NCRA member Penny Commander, RMR, CRR, of Penny Wile Court Reporting is hosting Woofstock II to … [Read More...]

Herder and Associates announces court reporting trends in 2018

2018 trends for the court reporting industry include dispelling the myth that court reporters are being replaced by digital technology and bringing … [Read More...]

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