NCRA members lead exciting and exceptional professional careers. From transcribing and preserving the official record in high-profile cases in the courtroom and important meetings in the boardroom, to captioning on-site at live venues such as theater and sporting events, each day presents a different adventure. See some of their stories below.
Freelancer Phoebe Moorhead, RPR, CRR, of North Ogden, Utah, talks about a recent exciting captioning opportunity and what it means for her to be a captioner. Moorhead was ecstatic for her chance to caption at the supercross event, an indoor motorcycle racing competition held at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. She posted on social media about the event saying, “Somebody pinch me, my job is the coolest. I’ve done a lot of cool things with work, but this one was so fun!”
Juanita Price, RPR, shares her story of how her training, dedication, and love of the profession led to her being the first remote captioner at the District of Columbia Superior Court. Price discusses her career journey and credits her NCRA certifications as a stepping-stone for this "first" opportunity. Price notes that, "To say I love CART, that’s an understatement in my book. I have what I call a gift that turned into a passion for CART captioning."
Alisha Conley shares her story about her transition from competitive figure skater to court reporting student. Conley expresses her excitement about discovering the profession and shares how attending her first-ever NCRA Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, Nev., inspired her. About the Conference, Conley notes, "The court reporting community is like no other. Every single day spent there lit a fire within me that somehow blazed brighter than the previous day."