Why join NCRA?

The National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) is the only national network dedicated to advancing the interests of court reporting, and captioning professionals. As a member, you benefit from the power of the national network that includes a variety of discounts, access to networking opportunities and educational experiences that will give you a leg up on your career. For students, NCRA is an extension of classroom learning.

NCRA is committed to supporting its more than 14,000 members in achieving the highest level of professional expertise with educational opportunities and industry-recognized court reporting, captioning, educator, and videographer certification programs.



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Member Benefits

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Learn about the benefits of joining the premier educational resource for captioning professionals, court reporters, and legal videographers.


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NCRA members lead exciting and interesting professional careers. Check out  some of the interesting stories, and share one of your own.   Learn more



About our members

NCRA members are a diverse group of dedicated individuals committed to the captioning, court reporting and legal videography professions and include groups from students, teachers, lawyers, legal administrators, freelancers, and more.


Learning and earning

Our members are dedicated and hard-working professionals always striving to learn more as they continue to excel in the profession. Visit our Continuing Education Program and Certification Program to learn more about how we can help you advance in your profession.  

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Our members get to socialize and network at our premier events, which includes our Annual Convention & Expo, NCRA Business SummitCourt Reporting & Captioning Week, and more.

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Our members stay connected through social media, and stay informed with our premier resource for court reporting professionals, our Journal of Court Reporting, and our weekly digest of court reporting news and technology trends delivered to your inbox with the JCR Weekly.

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Having fun

Not everything is work. Our members know how to have fun too! Here are some of our members at the Member Recognition Gala at the 2018 Annual Convention & Expo in New Orleans, La.

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