What does a closed captioner do?

What does a closed captioner do?

Some days I just want to watch television like it’s my job. Guess what? For Minneapolis court reporters trained in closed captioning, that’s exactly what they can do! As a closed captioner, you can transcribe any live event in real time including television shows. It takes additional training to get to the required level of…

Social Media Tips for Court Reporters

Have you ever wanted to rant about a client or post juicy gossip about a witness you just met? It’s happened to a lot of us but we recommend resisting the urge to share confidential or otherwise negative information online. When it comes to social media tips for court reporters, we recommend calling a trusted…

News from the National Court Reporters Association

National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) Discusses Captioning When do you think that broadcasting captions first appeared – and for what purpose? The NCRA provides that info, plus plenty more, besides. The answers: 1972 for The French Chef with Julia Child. These captions were “open,” which meant that they could not be turned off. The following…

Beware: Deposition Court Reporting Scams Online

Deposition Court Reporting Scams Online Unscrupulous people find all sorts of ways to scam the unsuspecting – and this is true both offline and on. In a Snopes report most recently updated in 2015, the following scam was explained. Scammers emailed notices that claimed the receiver was scheduled to appear for a hearing and must…