A court reporter or legal transcriber is a person whose responsibility is to transcribe spoken speech into written form. Broadly speaking, there are three career options for those who decide to become court reporters; those are courtroom reporters, freelance reporters, and caption providers. This article aims to provide you an insight into what the career of a stenographer is like and an overview of the relevant education and training requirements required to enter this career.
What is Court Reporting?
A court reporter is a person who deals with transcribing oral texts, those can be meetings, speeches, legal proceedings, court testimony, etc. Usually, the rate of transcribing may exceed 230 words per minute and it is reporter’s responsibility to make sure that everything is recorded accurately and precisely as that information is often critical for the legal proceedings and administrative activities for which it supports.