NCRA member in the news

JCR: Journal of Court Reporting, TheJCR.com, JCR WeeklyThe Shelby County News reported on Aug. 26 that NCRA member Judith Lehman, FAPR, RMR, CRI, an official court reporter from Shelbyville, Ill., was awarded Fellowship in the Academy of Professional Reporters during the 2017 NCRA Convention & Expo held in Las Vegas.

The article was generated by a press release issued by NCRA on Lehman’s behalf.

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NCRA member sworn in as state association director

JCR: Journal of Court Reporting, TheJCR.com, JCR WeeklyThe Victoria Advocate reported on Aug. 20 that Sonia G. Trevino has been sworn in for a two-year term as area director, seat 5, for the Texas Court Reporters Association.

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Realtime captioning helps overcome hearing loss

JCR: Journal of Court Reporting, TheJCR.com, JCR WeeklyIn an August 2017 post on AdvocateDaily.com, Kim Neeson, FAPR, RPR, CRR, CRC, a freelancer and agency owner in Toronto, Canada, talks about how Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) can help “level the playing field” for people with hearing loss. The article explains what CART is, how it works, and where it can be used.

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Court reporter: One good job that doesn’t require a four-year degree

JCR: Journal of Court Reporting, TheJCR.com, JCR WeeklyGoodCall posted an article on July 25 about the benefits of pursuing a career in court reporting and captioning. NCRA member Peg Sokalski, CRI, court reporting program director at MacCormac College, Chicago, Ill., is quoted in the article.

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NCRA member’s CART work featured in local paper

JCR: Journal of Court Reporting, TheJCR.com, JCR WeeklyOn July 11, the Northwest Boomer and Senior News posted an article featuring NCRA member Elizabeth Archer, a CART captioner in Portland, Ore. Archer is the owner of Archer Captioning.

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Task force to consider court reporter shortage

JCR: Journal of Court Reporting, TheJCR.com, JCR WeeklyThe Nashvillepost.com reported on July 12 that the Tennessee Supreme Court has created a task force of judges, clerks, and court reporters to study a continued shortage of court reporters to record trials in criminal courts. Among the group’s members is NCRA member Anita Polk, an official court reporter with the 21st Judicial District.

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NCRA member’s judge moves into new office space

JCR: Journal of Court Reporting, TheJCR.com, JCR WeeklyNCRA member Marcia Chandler, RPR, an official court reporter from Charles Town, W. Va., was mentioned in a July 16 article posted by Heraldmailmedia.com that featured a tour of Circuit Judge Bridget M. Cohee’s new office in the Jefferson County Judicial Center.

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Coax Magazine interviews NCRA member Norma Miller

JCR: Journal of Court Reporting, TheJCR.com, JCR WeeklyNorma Miller, RPR, CRR, CRC, a CART captioner from St. Albans, Vt., was featured in a June 26 interview with Coax Magazine. In the lighthearted interview, Miller talks about how she got into court reporting and captioning, the challenges of captioning comedians, and the time she may have inadvertently compromised the safety of the president, among other things.

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NCRA President Tiva Wood interviewed about the profession

JCR: Journal of Court Reporting, TheJCR.com, JCR WeeklyOn July 5, The Wall Street Journal posted an article quoting NCRA President Tiva Wood about what court reporters and captioners do.

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Firm posts blog about recent media opportunity

JCR: Journal of Court Reporting, TheJCR.com, JCR WeeklyParadigm Reporting & Captioning posted a blog on June 27 about a recent interview by a local CBS affiliate with the firm’s Director of Reporter Relations Merilee Johnson, RDR, CRR, CRC.

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