Fellows of the Academy of Professional Reporters

Fellow of the Academy of Professional Reporters is a professional distinction conferred upon a person of outstanding and extraordinary qualifications and experience in the field of verbatim stenographic reporting and/or stenographic captioning. Candidates for Fellowship are required to have been in the active practice of reporting/captioning for at least 15 years and to have attained distinction as measured by performance (which includes publication of important papers, creative contributions, service on committees or boards, teaching, etc.).

 

 

Nomination instructions

The Fellows Nomination form must be used to nominate a candidate. Letters and emails of support are strongly encouraged.

Performance criteria

In order for the nomination to be valid, the Fellow candidate’s past performance must be found to include at least three of the following performance criteria.

  • Publication of important papers, articles, books, or other written material dealing with verbatim stenographic reporting and/or stenographic captioning, professional, or related subjects.
  • Creative, innovative, or technological contributions to the enhancement of the profession of verbatim stenographic reporting and/or stenographic captioning.
  • Significant and distinguished service to the profession as an active participant on a minimum of three NCRA committees within the last fifteen (15) years.
  • Contributions in such areas as teaching, editing of publications, other board or committee service, or education of the general public that have served to enhance or promote the verbatim stenographic reporting and/or stenographic captioning professions.
  • Attainment of the Association’s Registered Merit Reporter, Registered Diplomate Reporter or qualification in the Speed or Realtime Contest.

 

 

Past Fellows

2021: Phyllis Craver-Lykken

Previous Fellows list

     

 

 

Contact

Cynthia R. Bruce, M.S. Ed
Senior Director, Education and Certification