Well, today was my first ever day captioning live on the air. Never have I been so excited, yet so nervous in my life! Things went pretty well, though, and I only had a slight audio problem on my second show. It wouldn’t connect! It didn’t kick in until about 30 seconds in to the […]
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Month: February 2015
Court Reporting: It’s not just for Court
What do Court Reporters Do? In social situations, the subject of what do you do for a living invariably comes up. When I was a reporter, it never ceased to amaze me the responses I’d get when I told them I was a court reporter. “Oh, you sit in court all day.” “Don’t you get […]
The One Steno Gadget I’d Sell My Kid For
Happy Day 4 of Court Reporting and Captioning Week! Today I want to share with you something I would walk through shards of glass to get to. Heck, I’d sell my kid to get another one. Curious about what it is? It’s my Diamante. I’d had a Mira A3 for a years and I loved […]
Court Reporting and Captioning Week Day ...
Are you enjoying Court Reporting and Captioning Week? Have you learned anything? Hopefully I’m whetting your appetite to begin your journey towards a new career. So you’ve decided to become a court reporter or captioner, what’s next? First off, you need a good education. There are a few court reporting schools around the country, and […]
How and Why I Chose to Become a Court Re...
In honor of Court Reporting and Captioning Week, I’d like to share with you how my journey into the world of steno began. It’s been a weird journey, but I wouldn’t trade it for a thing. I was a senior in high school, way back in the dark ages. (1994) I’d never been exposed to […]
It’s National Court Reporting and Captio
It’s that time of year again! It’s Court Reporting and Captioning week, and that means it’s time for us court reporters/captioners to spread the word about our obscure, but vital profession. If you’re a reporter/captioner/CART provider, take some time out this week to let someone know what it is we actually do, and that the […]