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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TCG Beginnings – Remembering Our Very First Live Show

What was it like to start captioning a program in 1991, for the very first time? TCG’s President, Tamra Stretch, shares the story of her very first on-air captioning experience, including what it was like prepping for a program without the extensive resources we have in today’s age of technology and how this became the…

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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: 2019 FCC Petition + Grandma’s Nut Coffee…

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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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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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A Captioner’s Day – What it Takes to Succeed

A Captioner’s Day – What it Takes to Succeed Captioning… Did you know that the average person talks at least 180 wpm (words per minute) and that as a captioner we caption at an average of at least 200 wpm and up to 325 wpm (and sometimes more!)?   Being a live-television broadcast captioner is…

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New – Get Updates from The Captioning Group

Welcome to The Captioning Group’s News page! Here you will find updates on industry news in North America and around the world, captioning-related conversations and discussions and more.  You can also expect to find fun recipes, information about our company, and articles written by the captioners that make a difference for our company each day….

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