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Watch videos on stenography

These videos explore the world of stenography. Get a firsthand look at the venues in which captioners and court reporters work. 



What is court reporting?

Careers in captioning and court reporting



Speed competition

Stenography explained



Fun Facts

  • The ampersand (&) is one of the earliest examples of shorthand.

  • Capturing the record of important proceedings dates back to the fourth century B.C.

  • Annual salaries of captioners and court reporters can reach up to $80,000.

  • Captioners provide services in sports, education, the arts, and entertainment for people with hearing impairments.

  • A traditional four-year degree is not required to become a captioner or court reporter.
Find an NCRA-approved court reporting program here.