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Saba McKinley-Roberts from Clarksville elected to three-year term as an NCRA Director ​

Saba Mckinley-RobertsRESTON, Va., July 30, 2021 — TheNational Court Reporters Association (NCRA), the country’s leading organization representing stenographic court reporters, captioners, and legal videographers, today announced that Saba McKinley-Roberts, RPR, CRI, a freelance court reporter, captioner, and agency owner from Clarksville, Tenn., was elected to serve a three-year term as a Director during the Association’s Conference & Expo being held July 29-Aug. 1 at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nev.

McKinley-Roberts earned a degree in court reporting from Downey Adult School, Downey Calif., in 1990, and holds the nationally recognized professional certifications of Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) and Court Reporting Instructor (CRI). She is also licensed and certified in the states of California and Tennessee.

Her professional experience includes providing stenographic reporting and transcription services for all court-related hearings in Los Angeles County, and on staff providing CART captioning services to students at Long Beach City and El Camino colleges and the University of California, Los Angeles. She launched her own agency, Divine-Scripts, LLC in 2014. Since moving to Tennessee, she has rebranded her agency with the name McRob Realtime Reporting, Inc.

At the national level, McKinley-Roberts has presented on CART captioning and her Realtime Mastery program. She also served on NCRA’s Captioning Committee from 2011 through 2020.

At the state level, McKinley-Roberts is a past chair of the California Court Reporters Association’s (CCRA) Mentoring Committee, and she served on the organization’s board of directors from 2013-2015. She has also served on CCRA’s Captioning Committee and holds membership in the Deposition Reporters Association.

McKinley-Roberts has also authored numerous books on CART and realtime skill building.



About NCRA

The National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) has been internationally recognized for promoting excellence among those who capture and convert the spoken word to text for more than 100 years. NCRA is committed to supporting its 16,000 members in achieving the highest level of professional expertise with educational opportunities and industry-recognized court reporting, educator, and videographer certification programs. NCRA impacts legislative issues and the global marketplace through its actively involved membership. Forbes has named court reporting as one of the best career options that do not require a traditional four-year degree, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the court reporting field is expected to grow by 14 percent through the year 2020. For more information, visit




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