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. […]

The Steno Machine: Part 1

The Steno Machine Part 1

Ever wondered how a captioner keeps up with fast speakers and how they write with a steno keyboard?

Meet the TCG Team of Captioners – Kimber Shea

Meet the TCG Team - 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, […]

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. […]

The Ayes and Nays of Government Captioning

Captioning Prep Work

Some days you have the focus and flow for long speeches, and other days it’s a strenuous mental and physical workout. I sometimes dream of commercial breaks when captioning the Legislature!

Meet the TCG Team – Tamra Stretch

meet the TCG team - Tamra

Who are the faces behind the closed captioning administration team at TCG?  Where do the emails come from, who helps manage a 24/7 realtime show schedule, and how did they come to join the vibrant team at The Captioning Group?  Our Meet the TCG Team series showcase the members of our team who make the closed captioning of […]

What Does a Closed Captioner Do?

I’ve been a captioner for close to a year now. When I meet people, and they ask me what I do for a living, trying to explain my job to them can be really hard, people just don’t get it.

A Change of Pace

Change of Pace - Captioning Rio 2016

How a Captioner Prepares for the Massive 2016 Rio Olympic Games