Court Reporting and Captioning Week 2017 a Major Success

Court Reporting and Captioning Week was held from February 11-18 this year.  The goal of the week is to celebrate the stenography professions and bring awareness and recognition to communities across North America.  This year, the event was an astounding success and toppled last year’s reach and turnout. According to the Journal of Court Reporting, 17…

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Debate Night: Relaying the Message with Closed Captioning

Debate Night: Relaying the Message with Closed Captioning   One of the hardest forms of stenography comes in the form of live television captioning.  It is a field reserved for the best of the best… those who can achieve a consistent and astronomically high accuracy rate, have a knack for remembering minute details from the…

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Meet North America’s Fastest Stenographer

photo credit: Edmonton Journal Meet North America’s Fastest Stenographer   280 words per minute, Jeffrey Weigl wins top speed award at the 2016 NCRA Convention.   At the beginning of September, word was released and the story spread wide across Canada about the fastest hands in North America.  The champion of the NCRA annual speed…

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Did You Know? The Numbers of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Did You Know?  The Numbers of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games The Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be the most live-coverage Olympics ever held, with more ways than ever before to watch, stream, and share. As Rio de Janeiro is only one hour ahead of the Eastern time zone, North Americans will be more connected…

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The Captioning Group Inc. Announces Broadcast Schedule for Rio Olympics

The Captioning Group Inc. Announces Broadcast Schedule for Rio Olympics Realtime Captioning Company Proud to Once Again Serve Canada for 2016 Olympic Games   (Calgary, AB–July 26, 2016) Today, The Captioning Group Inc., a realtime closed-captioning company for North America, announced their prime-time closed-captioning schedule for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The Captioning Group is…

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Major Milestones in 25 Years of The Captioning Group Inc.

This June, The Captioning Group celebrates its 25th year in business.  Since our very first show in 1991, TCG has been committed to providing quality, reliability, and accessibility to all that view closed captioning.  To celebrate our 25-year anniversary, this post looks back on the major milestones in The Captioning Group’s history. — 1991 “Fashion…

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The Captioning Group – Newsletter Archive

    Get The Captioning Group’s newsletter directly to your inbox.  Filled with industry news, stories and articles from our captioners, fun facts about closed captioning and more.  If you would like to read past issues of our newsletter, you can do so by clicking any of the links below.     May 9, 2017…

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Throwback: TCG Provides 24-Hour Emergency Captioning

To celebrate TCG’s 25th anniversary, we are sharing a press release from back in 2006, almost exactly ten years ago, a summer that held one of the most challenging live events TCG had ever experienced!  The article highlights how our captioning team managed to cover six straight days of live hurricane coverage, with less almost no notice!…

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The Captioning Group Visits Toronto

The Captioning Group Visits Toronto This April, The Captioning Group had the opportunity to make the trip East and visit Toronto.  While we were there, we met with clients, explored the downtown core, and saw the amazing CBC studios.  We also enjoyed many of Toronto’s gastronomic delights!  Check out some of the highlights of our…

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BCCS Closed for Business – How the Captioning Landscape Has Shifted

BCCS Closed for Business – How the Captioning Landscape Has Shifted   On February 29, 2016, the Canadian captioning company BCCS (Broadcast Captioning & Consulting Services Inc.) closed its doors for good, declaring bankruptcy and shocking their clients and captioners with the sudden news. There was no warning given.  Many clients heard from an outside…

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