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Top reasons to visit Denver

NCRA’s 2019 Convention & Expo takes place in Denver, Colo., Aug. 15-18 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. Denver, The Mile High City, is a vibrant outdoor city located at the base of the majestic Rocky Mountains. Brilliant blue skies and 300 days of sunshine inspire urban adventures for all ages so be sure to register to attend this year’s NCRA premier event. Whether you’re a foodie, sports enthusiast, … [Continue reading...]

Bloomfield College announces certificate programs in court reporting

Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, N.J., announced on June 10 that it will begin offering two certificate programs in court reporting starting in the fall of 2019. Admission to the program is contingent upon successful completion of NCRA’s  A to ZTM Intro to Steno Machine Shorthand program. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

Court reporting: An under-marketed profession

JD Supra posted an updated blog on June 13 that reminds readers about the need for court reporters in the legal system and the need to promote the profession as a viable career. Read more. … [Continue reading...]

Ask the Techie: CART captioning brief forms

Dear Techie, I will be transitioning into CART captioning and need some great briefs. I’m hopeful someone on your Tech Committee can provide a few brief forms to get me started that I can add to my dictionary. Captivated with Captioning Dear Captivated, Writing short is the way to go for every court reporter! We think you’ll love the following brief forms from some of the CART captioners on our Tech Committee. Good luck with your … [Continue reading...]

My (not so secret) life as a weekend rock star

By Patricia Nilsen (with Kiki Kim) Patricia Nilsen As a lifelong fan of Mötley Crüe, the glam-metal band that became famous in the 1980s, my dream as a child was to someday meet the band. In the mid-2000s, an inspirational Mötley Crüe reunion show at Madison Square Garden in NYC gave me this wacky idea to start an all-girl Mötley Crüe tribute band. The fact that I played zero instruments seemed just a minor detail at the time. A friend of … [Continue reading...]

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My (not so secret) life as a weekend rock star

By Patricia Nilsen (with Kiki Kim) Patricia Nilsen As a lifelong fan of Mötley Crüe, the glam-metal band that became famous in the 1980s, my dream as a … [Read More...]

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Top reasons to visit Denver

NCRA’s 2019 Convention & Expo takes place in Denver, Colo., Aug. 15-18 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. … [Read More...]

Purpose of the bylaw change for the National Congress of State Associations

At the annual business meeting during the 2019 NCRA Convention & Expo in Denver, one of the proposed bylaw changes is being put forward by NCSA … [Read More...]

Bloomfield College announces certificate programs in court reporting

Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, N.J., announced on June 10 that it will begin offering two certificate programs in court reporting starting in the … [Read More...]

Court reporting: An under-marketed profession

JD Supra posted an updated blog on June 13 that reminds readers about the need for court reporters in the legal system and the need to promote the … [Read More...]

Shortfall leaves attorneys, court reporters in a lurch as Florida governor ponders budget

The Orlando Sentinel reported on June 13 that a $17 million shortfall at an agency that pays indigent criminal defendants for legal counsel means … [Read More...]

Pennsylvania court reporter gets perfect score on an online skills test

Alison Moffett, Elizabethtown, Pa., recently scored a perfect score on the RPR literary skills test. “Congratulations to Alison!” said Eva Liu, … [Read More...]

My (not so secret) life as a weekend rock star

By Patricia Nilsen (with Kiki Kim) Patricia Nilsen As a lifelong fan of Mötley Crüe, the glam-metal band that became famous in the 1980s, my … [Read More...]

Ask the Techie: CART captioning brief forms

Dear Techie, I will be transitioning into CART captioning and need some great briefs. I’m hopeful someone on your Tech Committee can provide a … [Read More...]

Start earning the CRC in Denver

Register for the Certified Realtime Captioner (CRC) Workshop at NCRA’s 2019 Convention & Expo happening Aug. 15-18, in Denver, Colo., and start on … [Read More...]

Get the edge by attending NCRA’s CRR Boot Camp

Professionals considering taking the Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR) test have the opportunity to gain an advantage by attending the CRR Boot Camp … [Read More...]

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