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Lessons learned at the 2020 NCRA Business Summit

Competitors in the Lost Pines Olympics Participants left the 2020 NCRA Business Summit with useful information about leadership, security, finances, body language, and the state of the court reporting industry. In between those sessions, they also had time to network with colleagues, spend time at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa, and meet Yogi, a friendly 9-year-old alpaca. Extra opportunities for participants included the … [Continue reading...]

2020 Court Reporting & Captioning Week feels the love

Margary Rogers, RPR, CRI, at a Promote the Profession event NCRA’s 2020 Court Reporting & Captioning Week, observed Feb. 8-15 by members, state associations, and schools, lived up to its theme For the love of steno, generating official proclamations in more than two dozen states, as well as two at the federal level. Celebrations throughout the week ran the gamut from showcasing the profession in a local mall to career fairs to handing … [Continue reading...]

In Texas: Big ideas, bigger solutions

By Kim Cherry You know what they say, everything is bigger in Texas! And that’s generally the case whether you’re talking about chicken fried steaks or road construction. One thing that probably isn’t as big in Texas as in other areas, but is just as serious, is the shortage of court reporters. We have heard about this issue for the past five years, and small actions have been taken to try to alleviate the impeding predictions. The 2013-2014 … [Continue reading...]

TechLinks: Making the most of Windows 10

The NCRA Technology Committee is looking out for you with great information on realtime and technology. The Technology Committee looked into tips for making Windows 10 work for you, whether you are a court reporter or a captioner. Windows 10 has been around since 2014, and Windows 7 is no longer supported. If you’ve been putting off upgrading to Windows 10, there’s no reason to wait. Windows 10 is very stable and secure – and it has plenty to … [Continue reading...]

Do you love your job?

We recently asked followers of the NCRA Facebook page to tell us why they love their job, in honor of Court Reporting & Captioning Week. Here are some of the answers: “I have an ongoing love affair with this career that affords me a closeup, frequently intimate portal into the personal and professional lives of so many others. I learn new life lessons from their different experiences and broad educational backgrounds nearly every single … [Continue reading...]

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Green River College motivates students with pins

Everyone who has been a court reporting student knows the effort that goes into achieving each new speed level. One school, Green River College in Auburn, … [Read More...]

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Lessons learned at the 2020 NCRA Business Summit

Competitors in the Lost Pines Olympics Participants left the 2020 NCRA Business Summit with useful information about leadership, security, … [Read More...]

In Texas: Big ideas, bigger solutions

By Kim Cherry You know what they say, everything is bigger in Texas! And that’s generally the case whether you’re talking about chicken fried … [Read More...]

Do you love your job?

We recently asked followers of the NCRA Facebook page to tell us why they love their job, in honor of Court Reporting & Captioning Week. Here are … [Read More...]

Registration opens Feb. 20 for the NCRA CLVS Production Exam

Registration opens Feb. 20 for the next Certified Legal Videographer Production Exam being held March 27-28 at NCRA’s headquarters in Reston, Va. … [Read More...]

Register now for the next NCRA Town Hall

Don’t miss out on the next virtual NCRA Town Hall, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 22, at 10 a.m. (Eastern). NCRA President Max Curry, RPR, CRI, … [Read More...]

Court reporters compete to see who has the fastest fingers in NYC

The Queens Daily Eagle posted an article on Feb. 13 about a group of 15 nimble-fingered students from Plaza College in Queens, N.Y. The students will … [Read More...]

Former NCRA member Richard C. Guinta passes away

The Manchester Ink reported on Feb. 11 that former NCRA member and court reporting firm owner Richard C. Guinta of Brookline, N.H., passed away on … [Read More...]

Feeling the love for steno across the nation

The Florida Court Reporters Association is sponsoring two billboards for #CRCW20. NCRA’s 2020 Court Reporting & Captioning Week kicked off on … [Read More...]

City proclamation honors court reporters

KSAT-TV, San Antonio, Texas, posted a story about an official proclamation handed down to local court reporters by a district judge recognizing NCRA’s … [Read More...]

Chabad Lubavitch captioning assignment

By Rivka Teich On Sunday, Nov. 24, I stepped out of my comfort zone. I did my very first closed captioning event. Let me give you some … [Read More...]

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