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Demand for court and stenography reporters rising in California, nation

December 9, 2014 in Captioning / Relay, Employment, Technology

 

The Bakersfield Californian
Friday, Dec 05 2014 05:29 PM

By RUTH BROWN The Bakersfield Californian rbrown@bakersfield.com

Typing quietly while catching every spoken word, court reporters are often overlooked but critical components of the judicial system.

And the demand for them is growing while the number available capable of typing the required 200-word-per-minute threshold for courtroom work is dwindling.

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YouTube Video of “Daytime” Captioning

March 27, 2013 in Captioning / Relay, Community News, Technology

YouTube Video of “Daytime” Captioning

“Daytime” has a 9 minute, 21 second video on YouTube of a segment of its program where Cyndi Edwards and Jerry Penacoli interview with court reporter Mark Kislingsbury and outstanding captioner Dee Boenau. Kislingsbury won the Guiness World Record and is considered the fastest court reporter in the world for typing 360 words per minute. Dee has some blazing speed herself!

During the segment, both Dee and Mark talk about what they do and the opportunities for people who choose this profession. Chris Wagner, President of the National Association of the Deaf, also talks about the value of captioning and legislation that requires captioning.

Watch it now at:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCPEjz–BvE

Thanks to Joe


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