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Katherine Kaplanek, RPR – Arroyo Grande, California

Something about me:

I have been a CSR since 1975 working mainly freelance, with several years' experience as a pro tem official reporter. I do write in realtime.

I love the reporting profession and have seen its progression over the years from carbon paper (!) to the LightSpeed digital writer. I started using a "laptop" when they first came out in the late '80s, weighing about 45 pounds, about the size of a portable typewriter. All the more for a reporter to schlep around.