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Herder & Associates expands outreach in Arizona

In a press release issued Aug. 30, the Arizona-based firm of Herder & Associates announced that  it has partnered with Spark Digital Marketing in order to expand its court reporting services throughout the state. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

What can I do in a month?

By Natalie Dippenaar Are you looking to earn Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) before the cycle ends on September 30? Look no further: NCRA offers a number of convenient ways to further your education. This week starts a three-part fortnightly series of earning CEUs! First step: Think back over the past three years. Check your transcript. Is anything missing? Have you taken any courses that might be worthy of CEUs? You might be … [Continue reading...]

Upgrade your online NCRA Sourcebook listing by October 1

The upgraded online NCRA Sourcebook is here, complete with new functionality and enhanced upgrade options. NCRA members* receive a complimentary basic listing in this search. Doreen Sutton, RPR, a freelance court reporter from Scottsdale, Ariz., said she found the new online Sourcebook to be easy to use. “The profiles were easily accessible, and the process to update it was so seamless.” If you would like to enhance your listing with … [Continue reading...]

TRAIN realtime roadblocks: Realtime technology and startup costs

For some reporters, the startup costs of realtime can be worrisome. But starting up doesn’t have to cost a lot, say those who are already realtiming. Start with what you have, they suggest, and add on as money becomes available. It’s not necessary to run out and buy two new iPads when you decide you want to start providing your realtime feed to others. Everyone has an old computer with Windows on it. And just like that, you, too, have a … [Continue reading...]

Memorable photo of V-J Day creates intriguing interviews for Veterans History Project volunteer

Nearly synonymous with the end of World War II is a photo usually called V-J Day in Times Square and sometimes The Kiss, the photo of a kissing sailor and nurse. Some even dub it the most famous kiss in American history. This 1945 shot was taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt as Americans learned that the war was over. For approximately 70 years though, the true identities of the sailor and so-called nurse remained a mystery, despite multitudes of men … [Continue reading...]

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John Domina and Ken Laforge are interviewed by NCRF Chair Nancy Hopp as Donna Urlaub transcribes

NCRF showcases the profession with VHP Day at NCRA’s Annual Convention

By April Weiner To commemorate Purple Heart Day on Aug. 7, NCRA and its charitable arm, the National Court Reporters Foundation, hosted a Veterans History … [Read More...]

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Herder & Associates expands outreach in Arizona

In a press release issued Aug. 30, the Arizona-based firm of Herder & Associates announced that  it has partnered with Spark Digital Marketing in … [Read More...]

Upgrade your online NCRA Sourcebook listing by October 1

The upgraded online NCRA Sourcebook is here, complete with new functionality and enhanced upgrade options. NCRA members* receive a complimentary basic … [Read More...]

What can I do in a month?

By Natalie Dippenaar Are you looking to earn Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) before the cycle ends on September 30? Look no further: NCRA … [Read More...]

Latest closed caption rules effective Sept. 22

TVTechnology.com reported on Aug. 29 that the most recently adopted closed captioning rules from the Federal Communications Commission go into effect … [Read More...]

Court reporting profession showcased for high schoolers

Representatives from the court reporting program offered at Humphreys College in Stockton, Calif., were on hand to showcase the profession at the Lodi … [Read More...]

How conscientiousness affects the deposition record

A common topic at court reporting conferences around the country how attorneys seem to be less aware or even care about the record than in the past, … [Read More...]

Depo International completes campaign giving back to those who served

During the month of July, court reporting firm Depo International based in Las Vegas, Nev., provided $5 donations for every deposition that was … [Read More...]

NCRA joins in tour of NIH Research Center

The National Institute of Health offered a tour of its facilities to representatives of the Friends of the Congressional Hearing Health Caucus. … [Read More...]

The straight scoop on court reporting advances

An article posted Aug. 25 in the Wisconsin Law Journal discusses the latest in court reporting advances. The article is written by NCRA member Robert … [Read More...]

University of Arizona adds captioning to its sporting events

On Aug. 22, the University of Arizona posted an update on its sports website, Arizoniawildcats.com. The post explained improvements the organization … [Read More...]

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