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NCRF Trustee featured on ABC’s Nightline

The eye-for-an-eye approach to handing out punishments employed by the Hon. Michael Cicconetti was featured in a piece that aired on Aug. 31 on ABC’s Nightline show. Cicconetti, who is assigned to the Painesville Municipal Court in Lake County, Ohio, also serves as an NCRF Trustee. His method for determining the punishments he hands out to those found guilty in his courtroom has made international headlines in the past. Watch the story. … [Continue reading...]

E-seminar review: Syllables: Count on it!

The informative vendor e-seminar “Syllables: Count on it!” teaches court reporting students and instructors how to accurately count syllables to help with dictation. The e-seminar is presented by Janice Plomp, who, after 28 years as an official court reporter and CART provider, became a full-time instructor at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. Plomp presents a software product called Syllables, which was created by Plomp and her … [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...]

E-seminar review: Syllables: Count on it!

The informative vendor e-seminar “Syllables: Count on it!” teaches court reporting students and instructors how to accurately count syllables to help with dictation. The e-seminar is presented by Janice Plomp, who, after 28 years as an official court reporter and CART provider, became a full-time instructor at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. Plomp presents a software product called Syllables, which was created by Plomp and her … [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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NCRF Trustee featured on ABC’s Nightline

The eye-for-an-eye approach to handing out punishments employed by the Hon. Michael Cicconetti was featured in a piece that aired on Aug. 31 on ABC’s … [Read More...]

Court reporting certainly a different ‘type’ of job

Television station CBS 21, New Cumberland, Pa., aired a story about the court reporting profession on Mon., Aug. 31, that featured NCRA … [Read More...]

NCRF announces new Robert H. Clark Scholarship

The National Court Reporters Foundation is proud to announce its latest scholarship for court reporting students. This scholarship is named for the … [Read More...]

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2015 NCRF Angels recognized at special luncheon

A special luncheon held during the 2015 NCRA Convention & Expo in New York earlier this month recognized 130 NCRF Angels for their contributions … [Read More...]

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...]

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