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Working through COVID-19

Here’s a collection of materials to help you through the days ahead. We’ve also collected some from other websites. Legislative information How the Federal stimulus…

2019 words of the year

Again this year, dictionaries chose the words most talked about, thought about, or worried about to be the words of the year for 2019. Merriam-Webster…

What’s your walk-up song?

Recently on social media we posted that Baby Shark was the song that inspired the Washington Nationals baseball team and their fans to a World…

Court reporters share their nightmares

In honor of all the Halloween scares happening this week, we asked court reporters on social media what bad dreams they have had. Here are…

You know you’re a court reporter if …

We recently asked this fill-in-the-blank question on the NCRA Facebook page. Here are some of the great answers: You know you’re a court reporter if…

Praising punctuation

In honor of National Punctuation Day on Sept. 24, we recently asked these questions on the NCRA Facebook page. Here are some of the responses:…

A court reporter hits the open road

By Monyeen Black, RPR, CRR About 10 years ago I purchased my first motorcycle after completing a motorcycle safety class in Paso Robles, Calif.  I…

Bringing captions to Coachella

By Heidi Renner When Isaiah Roberts, RPR, Magnolia, Ill., thought he wrote the word lemon while captioning Ariana Grande’s performance at Coachella, he was a…

Generation Z loves captions

A few studies have found that Generation Z, consisting of people born between the mid-1990s and the mid-2000s, find using captions helps them with learning…

New Professional Spotlight: Tracey L. Tracy

By Rachel Barkume, RPR Tracey Tracy, RPR, is a freelance court reporter in Tacoma, Wash. She graduated from the online court reporting technologies program at Green River College in…