WHAT IS A COURT REPORTER?

What is a court reporter?

A court reporter, also referred to as a stenographer, shorthand reporter, real-time reporter, or captioner, graduates from a comprehensive post-secondary court reporting college with writing speeds of 225 words per minute or higher.  Typically, court reporting programs are two to three years in duration. A court reporter is trained on a stenotype machine using computer-aided transcription referred to as CAT.   The average human speaks at about 180 words per minute; however, when you add multiple speakers at once, spoken words per minute can exceed 300 in lightning fast bursts.  Training to be a court reporter and learning to write on a steno machine is like learning a new language.

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ROYAL REPORTING IS NOW A VERITEXT COMPANY

The Royal Reporting staff and reporters you have come to love doing business with will continue to serve you with the same stellar service that you have come to expect. Under the Veritext umbrella, we’re looking forward to bringing you many additional new technology tools to help streamline the deposition process and create compelling evidence.  Veritext’s scale also means that you’ll have access to more than 70 plus brick and mortar locations throughout North America equipped with state-of-the-art deposition suites.

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