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Yes - there is anti-contracting langauge in the state Rules of Civil Proceedure
Freelancers required to hold notary in order to administer oaths. Notary not required for officials.
Electronic Recording, Captioners, CART Providers, Stenograph…
As of February 28, 2019.
Number of members (all): 13,913
Number of court reporter members: 10,906
Number of stenographic court reporters in marketplace: 30,000 (est.)
Percentage Male/Female: 12% Male – 88% Female
Average age of court reporters: 53
Freelancer – 61% of Reporter Members
Official – 33.…
By Rhonda Menor
When I graduated from Gateway Technical College in Kenosha, Wis., I had a job waiting for me with a small freelance firm. After about six months I determined that this wasn't for me. Oh, it wasn't that I didn't like freelancing; I downright hated it. I hated traveling. I hated not having a definite income that I could depend on. I hated not having benefits - no paid vacations…
By Chris L. Crosgrove, CPE, Englewood, Colo.
One of the newer venues that has opened to captioners is in realtiming financial reporting calls to the Internet. This arena is usually considered to be part of an area sometimes called webcasting.
Webcasting can be loosely defined as realtime translations which are fed to an Internet Web site. Events that might be webcast include meetings, conference …
Before filing a complaint, please read the following procedures in their entirety. In order to submit your complaint, please complete the complaint form below and send it and any attachments to:
ATTN: COPE Liaison
National Court Reporters Association
12030 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 400
Reston, VA 20191-3808
You can earn 0.25 PDC by passing the exam following this article, which has been approved for publication by NCRA's Council of the Academy of Professional Reporters.
The questions are based on the material in the article but some may require additional research. Please take these tests online by following the directions on the main JCR Article test page.
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Must be a notary to swear in witnesses.
By Deanna Baker
Here are some questions posed to me by a new captioner in the past month.
Is local news captioning the bottom-of-the-barrel type of work for news captioning? It's just so hard because of all the local names, places, etc.
The answer is ... it depends. Yes, local news is tough but once you're well prepared for it, and if you work for the same station on a regular basis, it m…