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Group encourages businesses to use closed captioning

The Journal-Courier, Jacksonville, Ill., reported on Oct. 12 that the community’s center for the deaf sent out a letter to local businesses ahead of the Illinois School for the Deaf homecoming game, encouraging them to welcome visitors by providing closed captioning on their televisions. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

Announcing a new NCRA certification for aspiring court reporters: Registered Apprentice Reporter

Starting January 2020, aspiring court reporters can test for a new NCRA certification, the Registered Apprentice Reporter (RAR). This new designation will recognize those stenographic professionals who are looking to validate their beginning level of competency. “We are launching the RAR as an entry-level test for new professionals preparing to enter the field but who are not quite ready to earn their RPRs yet,” says NCRA President Max Curry, … [Continue reading...]

Kendra Johnston wins the NCRA September membership renewal campaign

Kendra Johnston, RMR, CRR, Charleston, S.C. Our congratulations to Kendra Johnston, RMR, CRR, of Charleston, S.C., who was randomly chosen among all those who renewed their NCRA membership in September to win a $300 Amazon gift credit. The renewal rewards continue: renew in October for your chance at a $100 prize. When asked about why she initially joined NCRA, Johnston explained,"I became a member of NCRA (then NSRA)  because I … [Continue reading...]

TechLinks: Improving your dual-monitor setup

The NCRA Technology Committee is taking your questions on topics surrounding realtime and technology. Send the questions you want the Technology Committee members to tackle to jcrfeedback@ncra.org. Last spring, the Tech Committee answered Tuckered from Texas’s question about the benefits of using multiple monitors for court reporters. As a follow-up to that question, the committee wanted to share another topic related to the … [Continue reading...]

Kendra Johnston wins the NCRA September membership renewal campaign

Kendra Johnston, RMR, CRR, Charleston, S.C. Our congratulations to Kendra Johnston, RMR, CRR, of Charleston, S.C., who was randomly chosen among all those who renewed their NCRA membership in September to win a $300 Amazon gift credit. The renewal rewards continue: renew in October for your chance at a $100 prize. When asked about why she initially joined NCRA, Johnston explained,"I became a member of NCRA (then NSRA)  because I … [Continue reading...]

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Catching up with Speed Contest winner Jeff Weigl

NCRA 2019 Speed Contest winner Jeff Weigl Jeffrey Weigl, RMR, CRR, CRC, from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, won the 2019 Speed Contest held during the NCRA … [Read More...]

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Group encourages businesses to use closed captioning

The Journal-Courier, Jacksonville, Ill., reported on Oct. 12 that the community’s center for the deaf sent out a letter to local businesses ahead of … [Read More...]

Announcing a new NCRA certification for aspiring court reporters: Registered Apprentice Reporter

Starting January 2020, aspiring court reporters can test for a new NCRA certification, the Registered Apprentice Reporter (RAR). This new designation … [Read More...]

Kendra Johnston wins the NCRA September membership renewal campaign

Kendra Johnston, RMR, CRR, Charleston, S.C. Our congratulations to Kendra Johnston, RMR, CRR, of Charleston, S.C., who was randomly chosen among … [Read More...]

NCRA Government Relations update

NCRA Government Relations has been very busy this fall. On September 24, 2019, Jocelynn Moore, Director of State Government Relations, attended the … [Read More...]

TechLinks: Improving your dual-monitor setup

The NCRA Technology Committee is taking your questions on topics surrounding realtime and technology. Send the questions you want the Technology … [Read More...]

Make plans to mosey on over to the 2020 NCRA Business Summit

The Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas, is the setting for the 2020 NCRA Business Summit taking place Feb. 9-11. No matter … [Read More...]

A business owner’s guide to preparing for a deposition

Home Business Magazine posted an article on Oct. 8 that provides tips for business owners to use in the event they are called on to be deposed. … [Read More...]

Court reporting in the Army in Vietnam

NCRF Chair Tami Smith presents 2019 Altruism Award to recipient Mervin Vaungh By Mervin Vaughn  The National Court Reporters Foundation … [Read More...]

Catching up with Speed Contest winner Jeff Weigl

NCRA 2019 Speed Contest winner Jeff Weigl Jeffrey Weigl, RMR, CRR, CRC, from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, won the 2019 Speed Contest held during the … [Read More...]

U.S. Legal Support acquires DecisionQuest

In a press release issued Oct. 1, U.S. Legal Support, based in Torrance, Calif., announced that the firm has acquired the trial consultant company, … [Read More...]

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