NAB 2019 – Highlights from TCG’s Trip to Las Vegas

Each year in Las Vegas, individuals from all areas of broadcast come together to network, explore, and find new opportunities.  The show is about innovation, excellence in digital media, and education on growing and succeeding in the ever-advancing digital age.  The 2019 NAB show had over 90,000 attendees, making it the world’s largest annual convention…

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The Steno Machine: Part 2

  From the TCG Archives (June 2005)   Throwing it back to the early 2000’s, these posts take a look at the more recent history of stenography and broadcast captioning. A lot has changed in ten to fifteen years – let’s take a look at where the industry was heading and how it’s moving forward…

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Because I am Human: When Verbatim Isn’t Enough

My name is Kimberly Rashell, and I have been a broadcast captioner for the past 13 years. I have worked for two of the largest captioning firms in the U.S., and I have also worked as an independent contractor for multiple smaller firms. In my career, I have captioned anything and everything from local news…

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Meet the TCG Team of Captioners – Kimber Shea

You’ve met members of our office staff, and now, we want to introduce you to our fine team of captioners.  Please enjoy our exciting series of articles where we take a closer look at our TCG captioners, their most challenging on-air moments, and what it is about this unique career that they love so much.    This month,…

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Meet the TCG Team of Captioners – Kim Mc Andrews

You’ve met members of our office staff, and now, we want to introduce you to our fine team of captioners.  Please enjoy our brand-new monthly series! We take a closer look at our TCG captioners, their favourite on-air moments, and what it is about this unique career that they love so much.   This month, we get to…

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NCRA 2017 – Highlights from TCG’s Trip to Las Vegas

The NCRA Convention took place this year in August right in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. It was my first convention experience, and there was certainly at lot to be absorbed! Take a look at what my experience at the NCRA convention was like, as an Associate member of NCRA and an administrative…

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Meet the TCG Team of Captioners – Jennie Mauch

You’ve met members of our office staff on our site, and now, we want to introduce you to our fine team of captioners.  Please enjoy our brand-new monthly series! We take a closer look at our TCG captioners, their favourite on-air moments, and what it is about this unique career that they love so much….

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The Ayes and Nays of Government Captioning

>> Sergeant-at-Arms: MAKE WAY FOR MR. SPEAKER. [Bell Ringing] >> Hon. Steve Thomson (Speaker): MEMBER FOR COLUMBIA RIVER-REVELSTOKE WILL LEAD US IN PRAYER.     So begins another session of the British Columbia Legislature’s 41st sitting on June 22, 2017.   This setting is familiar to me–I’ve been a realtime captioner for The Captioning Group…

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7 Things Your Instructor Wants You to Know About Realtime Writing!

At first, realtime stenography can seem quite daunting.  It is the work of excellent instructors and programs that get students on the path to achieving their goals and becoming successful in the field of realtime captioning.  Here are seven tips from an instructor, and TCG captioner, on getting started on your journey to learning realtime!…

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