Chicago job vacancies rise at the fastest rate in court reporting

MacComac College, Chicago, Ill., issued a press release on July 31 urging budding court reporters to head to Chicago where a wealth of job opportunities in the profession exists. The press release cites the Industry Outlook Report by Ducker Worldwide commissioned by NCRA and notes that by 2018, there will be a need for 1,900 court reporters to fill vacant positions. MacCormac College is the only court reporting program located in the city of Chicago.
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NCRA member in career spotlight

NCRA member Teresa Durando, RPR, was featured in an article about court reporting posted Feb. 5 by the Sun Sentinel in Florida. Durando is owner of Durando & Associates in Fort Lauderdale. The article also notes the findings of the Industry Outlook Report commissioned by NCRA.

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Take Note campaign continues to pick up traction

NCRA’s Take Note campaign, launched last month to push the court reporting profession into the national spotlight, continues to spark the interest of media outlets nationwide. Fox News became the latest media outlet to showcase the profession’s growing employment opportunities in a special report on companies hiring that aired Oct. 7 on its Fox & Friends program. The reporter notes in the video the findings by research firm Ducker Worldwide that an additional 5,500 jobs are expected to open up across the country in the next five years. Fox & Friends is currently the #1 ranked morning show, according to cable news ratings. NCRA’s Take Note campaign was built around the industry outlook findings to support the future of court reporting through national advertising and public relations outreach. The program targets potential students and asks them to consider entering a profession that promises to offer an abundance of job opportunities in the coming years.

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Blue skies ahead for court reporters

A Sept. 25 article in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune spotlights the growing demand for court reporters that is expected to lead to a shortage of workers in the profession in California. The article cites the findings of the 2013-14 Court Reporting Industry Outlook Report, which was recently released by the independent firm of Ducker Worldwide. The study was commissioned by NCRA.

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California’s need for court reporters on the rise

An article appeared Sept. 22 in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune that addresses the nation’s growing demand for court reporters, especially in California, determined by the recent Court Reporting Industry Outlook Report commissioned by NCRA. The article quotes Jim Cudahy, NCRA’s Executive Director, who emphasizes that there is no substitute for real-time court reporters.

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California’s need for court reporters on the rise

The Daily Breeze posted an article on Sept. 20 that cites the findings of the recent independently conducted Court Reporting Industry Outlook Report commissioned by NCRA. The report shows there will be some 5,500 new court reporter jobs available in the United States with the greatest demand occurring in California, Texas, Illinois, and New York.

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