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Slate of NCRA nominees

NCRA’s Nominating Committee announced the following nominees to fill the open seats on the NCRA Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 year. The slate includes nominations for President-Elect, Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer, and two Director seats for three-year terms. President Christine Phipps, RPR, North Palm Beach, Fla. Christine Phipps, RPR Christine Phipps is a court reporter with 27 years of experience. She owns Phipps … [Continue reading...]

Student winners going to NCRA Connect Virtual 2020

Congratulations to the 10 student winners of an NCRA Connect Virtual 2020 registration! The winners’ names were announced on Facebook by 2020-2021 President-elect Christine Phipps, RPR, owner of Phipps Reporting, West Palm Beach, Fla., who also provided the prizes.NCRA Connect starts Friday and offers some sessions for students like Understanding the Profession After Graduation with Barbara Galarno, RPR, CRI, and Court Petros, RPR, and Success as … [Continue reading...]

Last chance for early access savings for NCRA Connect 2020!

Last chance to catch the early access savings on full and half registration package fees for the NCRA Connect Virtual 2020 conference happening Aug. 7-9. These savings end tonight at midnight. Full registration to the NCRA Connect Virtual 2020 includes access to all three days of activities, including all non-CEU activities and 16 CEU sessions of the registrant’s choice for a total of 1.6 CEU credits. The early access member cost for full … [Continue reading...]

Behind the tech of captioning for Coachella and Stagecoach

By Jackie Hippolyte NCRA member and captioner Stanley Sakai, CRC, helped us delve into the technical aspects of his collaboration with captioner Isaiah Roberts, RPR, on the Coachella and Stagecoach captioning projects. Stan’s friendship with Isaiah began on Facebook and later blossomed when they met at an NCRA Convention & Expo. The Coachella and Stagecoach projects in early 2019 were their first work-related … [Continue reading...]

Slate of NCRA nominees

NCRA’s Nominating Committee announced the following nominees to fill the open seats on the NCRA Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 year. The slate includes nominations for President-Elect, Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer, and two Director seats for three-year terms. President Christine Phipps, RPR, North Palm Beach, Fla. Christine Phipps, RPR Christine Phipps is a court reporter with 27 years of experience. She owns Phipps … [Continue reading...]

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NCRA member turned novelist inspired by court reporting experience

Andrea J. Johnson NCRA member Andrea J. Johnson is a court reporter turned freelance entertainment writer for the women’s lifestyle website Popsugar. This … [Read More...]

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Slate of NCRA nominees

NCRA’s Nominating Committee announced the following nominees to fill the open seats on the NCRA Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 year. The slate … [Read More...]

NCRA Connect Virtual 2020 starts Friday

If you registered for the NCRA Connect Virtual 2020 event, check your inbox for an email giving you instructions on how to access the virtual … [Read More...]

Student wins NCRA Connect aspirations drawing

Donna Capolongo Donna Capolongo of Red Bank, N.J., is the winner of a $100 gift card sponsored by The Steno Doctor for the NCRA Connect Virtual … [Read More...]

Student winners going to NCRA Connect Virtual 2020

Congratulations to the 10 student winners of an NCRA Connect Virtual 2020 registration! The winners’ names were announced on Facebook by 2020-2021 … [Read More...]

Meet Melissa Lee, NCRA’s 2020 CASE Award of Excellence recipient

Melissa Lee, CRI Each year, NCRA’s CASE (Council on Approved Student Education) Award of Excellence recognizes the important role student education … [Read More...]

The stenographer’s dilemma: the importance of a valid oath

Dineen Squillante, RPR, and Merrill Bent contributed an article to the Summer 2020 Vermont Bar Journal that expressed some of the challenges of taking … [Read More...]

Former NCRA member Shelia Lyons passes away

The Wichita Eagle reported on July 27 that NCRA member Shelia Lyons passed away on July 26 in Wichita, Kan. Read more. … [Read More...]

NCRA member’s virtual installation in the news

NCRA member Mellony Ariail, RMR, CRR, CRC, an official court reporter and captioner from Corinth, Texas, was featured in an article posted July 28 by … [Read More...]

Beyond the basics

A press release issued July 31 by U.S. Legal Support based in Houston, Texas, provides an overview of what litigators have learned about remote … [Read More...]

Some of the top lessons to take away from NCRA’s Connect Virtual 2020

Want to know what it takes to build a million-dollar court reporting business? Then register for NCRA’s Connect Virtual 2020 happening Aug. 7-9 and … [Read More...]

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