Court reporters key part of trials

Official court reporters Melanie Morel, RPR, and Cindy Zelinka were featured in an article posted on Feb. 24 by The Dispatch, Columbus, Miss. The article offers a glimpse of what it’s like to serve as official court reporters for the Clay County Circuit Court and insight from the women about what made them choose the career.

“When I was a senior in high school, I took a … shorthand class, because I thought it would be an asset for college note-taking,” Morel said in an email. “Turned out I really loved writing shorthand and love the challenge of writing faster and faster.”

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