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Professional captioners, court reporters, and legal videographers are all focused on capturing the spoken word – and NCRA is committed to providing them with the tools they need to succeed in today’s rapidly changing playing field.


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Court Reporting

Court reporters are highly trained professionals who share a unique ability to convert the spoken word into information that can be read, searched, and archived.

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Captioners provide speech-to-text translation in many situations and in various venues for access for people who have hearing impairments.

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Legal Videography

Legal videographers partner with court reporters to ensure the integrity of both the video of legal proceedings and the official transcript.


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Find a Professional

Use the Online NCRA PROLink to find a professional for your needs.

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NCRA Job Board

Get access to various court reporting, captioning and legal videography jobs.

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State of the Nation Activities Report

Find valuable information from affiliated state associations for members and state leaders.

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Scholarships and Grants

NCRA and NCRF offer a variety of scholarships and grants to students, as well as new professionals in their first year through various scholarships and grants.

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NCRA awards a number of honors and awards throughout the year.

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Resource Center

Find various resource toolkits for professionals, including promoting the profession, promoting membership in NCRA, career day toolkit and more.

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