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Court reporters see stenographer shortage ahead

  • Category news
  • Definition HD
  • Resolution 1280 x 720
  • Duration 00:00:49
  • Year 2019
  • Language English

Court reporters see stenographer shortage ahead

Learning stenography is like learning another language, Jill Percy, director of court reporting for Orange Legal said. The stenographic court reporting machine has 24 keys and works phonetically. But awareness of the profession has declined, leading to a looming shortage of stenographers. A drop in enrollment has led to stenography schools closing. The industry’s focus now is on pushing young professionals into the job and supporting them through tough schooling.

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