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Court reporting cited as top career choice without needing a four-year degree

An article posted by PayScale Career News on March 3 ranked court reporting as a top second career that doesn’t require a four-year degree. The article states that the profession is expected to grow 10 percent over the next decade, citing the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The article also refers readers to NCRA’s website to find a certified program in their area. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

Court reporting cited as top career choice without needing a four-year degree

An article posted by PayScale Career News on March 3 ranked court reporting as a top second career that doesn’t require a four-year degree. The article states that the profession is expected to grow 10 percent over the next decade, citing the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The article also refers readers to NCRA’s website to find a certified program in their area. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

COPE PUBLIC ADVISORY OPINION 36: Reporting a deposition where the witness is appearing by telephone

By Linda Larson Since the quality of audio on teleconferencing and videoconferencing has improved over the years, and to save money and time, more and more attorneys are choosing to take depositions by phone or videoconference. Often the court reporter is put on the spot when arriving at a deposition and the attorneys are expecting the oath to be administered over the telephone. There are two different scenarios in this opinion. The first … [Continue reading...]

Stenograph launches Case CATalyst version 16

On Feb. 25, Stenograph announced the release of Case CATalyst version 16. The latest version, which is available for immediate download by participating users, features the enhancements Case Prep, Case Audiosync, and CARTView. The latest enhancement marks the 12th consecutive year that Stenograph has introduced upgrades to its software. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

Lisa Knight, RMR, CRR

MEMBER PROFILE: Lisa Knight, RMR, CRR

Name: Lisa A. Knight Currently resides in: Littleton, Colo. Position: Freelance realtime reporter Member since: 1984 Graduated from: Mile Hi College of Court Reporting Theory: Brenner Shorthand Favorite tip: Don’t ever give up on your dreams! Find a way to make things happen for you. If you keep getting turned down, find another way. It may not be the exact path you thought you would take, but tenacity is more than half the … [Continue reading...]

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The nation is Taking Note

NCRA’s publicity campaign garners widespread attention.  By Christina Lewellen In September, NCRA launched what is easily the most comprehensive publicity … [Read More...]

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Court reporting cited as top career choice without needing a four-year degree

An article posted by PayScale Career News on March 3 ranked court reporting as a top second career that doesn’t require a four-year degree. The … [Read More...]

RPR Study Guide

New book helps prepare candidates for RPR

NCRA launched a new RPR Study Guide, a comprehensive book that takes each knowledge area of the RPR and provides a manageable, straightforward … [Read More...]

Read Captions Across America joins with Read Across America

This week, the Described and Captioned Media Program is celebrating its Read Captions Across America campaign held in conjunction with the National … [Read More...]

How do you sign new words?

A recent post on the website HopesandFears.com features an article that examines how new Internet-based turns of phrase are entering the sign language … [Read More...]

Celebrate English during National Grammar Day on March 4

In an interview on the website Grammarist, Lisa McLendon, also known as Madam Grammar, says: “If you know a little bit about linguistics and grammar, … [Read More...]

President’s page: Mirror, mirror on the wall …

By Sarah Nageotte “You look so much younger in person,” someone said to me at a recent state convention. As any woman will admit, and possibly even … [Read More...]

TIP OF THE MONTH: Realtime USB tips and tricks

By Keith Lemons Are you realtiming for yourself or for others? How do you know what USB port is which? Windows boxes are all fairly standard in … [Read More...]

The nation is Taking Note

NCRA’s publicity campaign garners widespread attention.  By Christina Lewellen In September, NCRA launched what is easily the most comprehensive … [Read More...]

Connecting your client to realtime – overcome the fear factor!

For those of you who have decided against providing realtime to your clients because of the added pressure of troubleshooting, fear no more! By Sandy … [Read More...]

NCRA member spins big on Wheel of Fortune

On Feb. 25, the Daily Republic in Fairfield, Calif., reported that NCRA member Rick Galten, RPR, a court reporter from Fairfield, won $130,565 in cash … [Read More...]

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