​KCRA is committed to promoting and maintaining the highest standards of verbatim reporting, quality services, professional ethics, and advocating continuing education, as well as the utilization of state-of-the-art technology.

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Court Reporting & Captioning Week 2016

KCRA President Cindy Isaacsen & Dani Murray, both Johnson County Official Court Reporters, appear on the KC Live morning show to celebrate Court Reporting & Captioning Week 2016.


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Letter from the President:
Spring?   Is it really spring already?   Yes, it is, and we have the pollen to prove it.  I hope this message finds you all doing well, working hard, and playing harder.  I was thinking last night about all that has happened since my last message and at first I thought, There can’t be that much -- right?  WRONG…. 

"Every man owes a part of his time and money to the business or industry in which he is engaged. No man has a moral right to withhold his support from an organization that is striving to improve conditions within his sphere."

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Call for Action:
​The greatest threat currently facing our profession is the shortage of court reporting students.  As a member of our profession, we each have an obligation to do our part in recruiting.  In an effort to combat the issue of student shortages, KCRA is asking its membership to contact local high school guidance counselors -- professionals that steer students into various career paths -- and educate them about court reporting and captioning...

Shawnee County District Court is “very short” on the number of its court reporters, who record every word said during court hearings and trials before the court’s 15 judges...
Photo courtesy of The Topeka-Capital Journal 

Official proclamations have already been issued in seven states and several municipalities recognizing the 2016 Court Reporting & Captioning Week...