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How and Why I Chose to Become a Court Re...

Why I chose to become a court reporter

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 […]

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It’s National Court Reporting and Captio

court reporting and captioning week 2015

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 […]

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Ethics, the Court Reporter, and Muammar ...

Court Reporter Ethics

Well, I’ve been plugging away at my captioning training. I’ve done better than I ever thought I would. I even have an estimated on air date at the end of February. Yay me! I’m not sure whether to be excited or freaked out. Right now I’m excited. Talk to me around Valentine’s Day and I’m […]

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I Love Taking Certification Tests!

I Love Taking Certification Tests!

The RPR Certificate is Important (no, duh!) Funny Court Reporting RPR Quote 1 Inch Round Button In my career, I’ve come across two different types of reporters: Those who value certifications and those who don’t. I used to be in the latter group. I felt as if I were a competent reporter who didn’t need […]

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Everything I Need to Know about Court Re...

Improving as a court reporter

If you’re a court reporter, you know that being a court reporter is not easy. If you’re not a reporter, trust me, you just have no clue. It’s downright difficult. And that’s not exaggerating either! When I was in court reporting school, I was no different from most students. I thought the hardest thing I’d ever […]

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