Thursday, July 28, 2016: 7:00 – 8:30 pm EST (0.15 CEU)
Title: How to Caption Sports Like a Pro!
Description: An overview of captioning sports for the seasoned captioner, and newbies, too! We'll start with the opportunities available, where to begin, dictionary management, and how to prep! Tips, tricks, and sports-related terminology. Are you an avid sports fan? Great! Do you know NOTHING about sports? Great!! No matter your Sports I.Q., we'll help get you started on the right path to gain the skills and confidence to start saying yes to sports captioning assignments.
Presenter: Sandra Smith
Sandra Smith, RPR, graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in Court & Conference Reporting in 1986. She worked as a freelance realtime reporter 1986-1998 and as an Official Reporter, Circuit Court, Marquette Michigan 1998-2003. She has held two state CSRs. She has been a broadcast captioner since 2003 to the present, captioning all types of programming, with a specialty in a wide variety of sports.