The Art of Captioning

Stenography Machine

Quality captioning does not just happen; it is an art form that takes years and years of training, coupled with continued learning, to produce captions that are worthy of public display.

The Steno Machine: Part 2

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 in 2019. […]

Because I am Human: When Verbatim Isn’t Enough

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 […]

Meet the TCG Team – Sasha Willson

Meet the TCG Team Sasha Willson

Get to know a little more about Sasha, a captioner who looks forward to new challenges and has already showcased her great skills with high-profile events!   Connect with Sasha on LinkedIn   Sasha, the newest member of TCG’s captioning team, is already showing her skill early on in her career.  Her accuracy reflects that […]

The Captioning Group Inc. Announces the Addition of Offline and Post-Production Captioning Services

Stenography Machine

The Captioning Group Inc. Announces the Addition of Offline and Post-Production Captioning Services Realtime Captioning Company Proud to Be Expanding Into the Offline Captioning Realm (Calgary, AB) The Captioning Group Inc., a realtime closed-captioning company for North America headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, has announced they are expanding their captioning services to include offline and post-production […]

Meet the TCG Team of Captioners – Kim Mc Andrews

Meet the TCG Team - 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 […]

Meet the TCG Team of Captioners – Jennie Mauch

Stenography - The Captioning Group Inc

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. […]

The Ayes and Nays of Government Captioning

Captioning Prep Work

>> 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 […]

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

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! […]