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Thank you for your (volunteer) service

NCRA would like to thank those members who have graciously volunteered their time to caption events ranging from Town Halls with the president to the…

Members volunteer during quarantine downtime

A recent JCR Weekly poll asked if NCRA members were spending more time volunteering with their downtime during quarantine. Answers varied from volunteering in the…

When Hong Kong became part of China again

By Robin Nodland One of the most unusual jobs that I did was captioning for the International Channel as they live-broadcasted the turnover of Hong…

Reporting a PGA Golf Tournament

NCRA member Deborah Kriegshauser, FAPR, RMR, CRR, CRC, CLVS, shares a memory of one of her most unusual jobs. JCR | When and where was…

Stenographers — we’re everywhere!

By Margary Rogers The board of the Maryland Court Reporters Association proved that stenographers are everywhere on Feb. 15 during Court Reporting and Captioning Week. …

New experience for California court reporter

Joan Columbini, RPR, a freelance court reporter from Walnut Creek, Calif., recently had a first-time reporting experience. She was working with a trial witness who…

Court reporting in the Army in Vietnam

By Mervin Vaughn  The National Court Reporters Foundation (NCRF) presented the 2019 Santo J. Aurelio Award to Mervin E. Vaughn, RPR, from Runnels, Iowa, at…

A Helter Skelter Trial Memoir

By Early Langley Nov. 19, 2017, marked the death of one of the most vile cult leaders and murderers in California history: Charles Manson. Much…

Making the most of realtime transcription

Law Technology Today posted an article on July 22 that was authored by NCRA member Rosalie Kramm, RPR, CRR, San Diego, Calif., who offered attorneys…

A most unique situation to report

Earlier this month, NCRA member Taleesa Smith, RPR, an official court reporter from Hamilton County, Ohio, found herself reporting a sentencing proceeding from outside of…

The benefits of pro bono work

By Lisa Migliore Black The call from the out-of-state attorney seemed much like any other. “We’ll need a court reporter and videographer to cover a…