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First raises in 12 years set for court reporters in Adams County, Miss.

The NatchezDemocrat.com reported on Aug. 27 that state court reporters in Adams County, Miss., and surrounding counties will be receiving raises for the first time in 12 years as a result of a law that took effect July 1. The raises will become official when the board of supervisors adopts the county’s budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

Career spotlight: What I do as a court reporter

NCRA member Cassandra Caldarella was interviewed about her career as an official court reporter in Orange County, Calif., in an article posted Aug. 26 on Lifehacker.com. Caldarella discussed her current position, how she chose court reporting as a career, misconceptions people have about her job, and more. The article also included information about NCRA’s certifications. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

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CAT compatibility with Windows 10

On behalf of NCRA’s Technology Committee, the JCR staff contacted the makers of CAT software products to ask if the different software products were ready for users to update to Windows 10. While representatives from all five companies said that users could update when they were ready, they all suggested that it may be wise to wait until more of the Windows 10 operating system’s bugs were found and the operating system has been further … [Continue reading...]

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CAT compatibility with Windows 10

On behalf of NCRA’s Technology Committee, the JCR staff contacted the makers of CAT software products to ask if the different software products were ready for users to update to Windows 10. While representatives from all five companies said that users could update when they were ready, they all suggested that it may be wise to wait until more of the Windows 10 operating system’s bugs were found and the operating system has been further … [Continue reading...]

Career spotlight: What I do as a court reporter

NCRA member Cassandra Caldarella was interviewed about her career as an official court reporter in Orange County, Calif., in an article posted Aug. 26 on Lifehacker.com. Caldarella discussed her current position, how she chose court reporting as a career, misconceptions people have about her job, and more. The article also included information about NCRA’s certifications. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

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Court reporters Down Under

By Merilyn Sanchez In September, 15 reporters and guests traveled to Australia and New Zealand, with many of us crossing the International Date Line for the … [Read More...]

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First raises in 12 years set for court reporters in Adams County, Miss.

The NatchezDemocrat.com reported on Aug. 27 that state court reporters in Adams County, Miss., and surrounding counties will be receiving raises for … [Read More...]

Court reporters to see salaries rise over three-year period in 8th District

The Neshoba Democrat (Philadelphia, Miss.) reported on Aug. 26 that the Neshoba County Board of Supervisors approved significant pay increases for … [Read More...]

Career spotlight: What I do as a court reporter

NCRA member Cassandra Caldarella was interviewed about her career as an official court reporter in Orange County, Calif., in an article posted Aug. 26 … [Read More...]

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NCRA participates in visit to new NIH laboratory

On August 20, NCRA joined a number of organizations to cosponsor a congressional staff visit to the John Edward Porter Neuroscience Research Center, … [Read More...]

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FPRA hands Take Note campaign two huge honors

NCRA’s Take Note campaign has been presented the Award of Distinction and the Judge’s Award by the Florida Public Relations Association in recognition … [Read More...]

Harvard invests in closed captioning

An article posted Aug. 20 by SportsVideo.org, reports that Harvard University has recently renovated its centralized control room to allow for the … [Read More...]

NCRA participates in panel about captioning quality

Adam Finkel, NCRA’s Director of Government Relations, represented the Association on a panel that addressed issues related to the current quality of … [Read More...]

Former NCRA member Robert “Bobby” Dean Carr passes away

An Aug. 20 obituary in the Houston Chronicle announced that Robert “Bobby” Dean Carr, a court reporter and former NCRA member, passed away on Aug. 18 … [Read More...]

Hard-of-hearing reader calls for closed captioning for TV ads

An Aug. 18 post by The Denver Post’s eLetters blog included a submission from a reader who is hard of hearing calling for local television stations to … [Read More...]

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Catching up with the Speed Contest winner

Julianne LaBadia, RDR, CRR, CBC, CCP, an official court reporter for the Delaware Court of Chancery, in Wilmington, Del., won the 2015 Speed Contest … [Read More...]

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