Thank You 2020 Speakers!
Recorded Sessions Available:
SCCRA's 2020 Captioning Queen
Anissa is passionate about training reporters! She’s spent 28 years as a captioner; 20 years as a dictionary building expert and software creator; and for the last 8 years, Anissa’s been transforming over 800 reporters’ Realtime. She’s captioned sports, legislature, news, religious events, tech company events and more recently, media captioning. She’s the author of four books and the owner of LearnToCaption.com and Captionique.com.
Anissa daily helps people UP THEIR GAME.
SCCRA's 2020 Steno King
Ed has six times been NCRA’s National Speed Champion, winning three years consecutively, 1974-1976, ten years later in 1986, again in 1996, and again in 2006 – a unique Speed Contest record. Ed is a CRR, an RMR, and a Fellow of the Academy of Professional Reporters. He is the recipient of two Distinguished Service Awards, in 1994 from the Massachusetts Court Reporters Association, and in 2007 from NCRA. He’s the author of two books: “The Realtime Writer’s Manual” and “Ed’s Steno Pro.”
Ed is a consummate student in Upping His Game and will help you UP YOUR GAME, as well.
SCCRA's 2020 World Record King
Mark Kislingbury has a Guinness World Record in speed writing and is the fastest, shortest writer in the world. Mark is now sharing his speed building and short-writing techniques with court reporters, captioners and students around the world. He has the answers you are looking for to be able to write faster, shorter, and take your career to the next level.
If you truly want to become one of the best court reporters or captioners in the business and are willing to practice diligently, you've come to the right place. Mark will help you UP YOUR GAME for sure.
Owner - Collins Technical Solutions, LLC
Jason Collins owns Collins Technical Solutions, LLC based in Batesburg-Leesville, SC. Jason has numerous networking and security certifications with Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA including Network +, Security +, A+, MCSA, and CCNA.
He is married to a court reporter and, thus, has learned the ins and outs of what court reporters face technology-wise - and that is a rare and valuable asset to have in our state!
He "lives and breaths all things tech" and will introduce us to gadgets and tips and tricks that are specific to our profession or in the digital world in general.
He also provides very affordable monthly support contracts for those who do not know how to optimize/maintain/repair their own computers - or just prefer an expert do that for them - someone who knows what reporters and captioners need.