Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR)

Certified Realtime Reporter


What is the CRR?

The Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR) is NCRA’s realtime proficiency certification designed for those who want to demonstrate realtime competency, those looking for an additional salary increase, reporters who wish to market themselves better as realtime reporters.

Prove you're on the cutting edge. Become a Certified Realtime Reporter and take advantage of the growing number of opportunities becoming available to realtime reporters. As one of the top national programs that certifies your ability in realtime, attaining the CRR designation commands instant respect and the immediate attention of potential employers.


Who is eligible to sit for the CRR exam?

You must be a member in good standing of NCRA and a current RPR to register for the CRR.

How to maintain your CRR Certification 

As a CRR, you'll need to maintain continuous membership and your RPR certification. You will renew both your RPR and RMR simultaneously with the same 3.0 CEUs. In other words, you won't have to earn a total of 6.0 CEUs to renew your RPR and RMR.

Recognition of your achievement

After you have earned your CRR you will receive an official certificate to display in your home or office. Your CRR also gets you recognition in the Journal of Court Reporting, the NCRA Sourcebook, and on NCRA's website.

You will also receive .25 PDCs for passing the CRR Exam.


Testing information

Online Skills Test

You have to pass a  five-minute realtime testimony/Q&A at 200 wpm with 96 percent accuracy.

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