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Comment by Jennifer Petersen on November 5, 2012 at 21:04

I am an experienced proofreader and transcriptionist/typist.  I have quick turnaround and am very flexible and fair with my rates.  Trying new programs is something I always welcome.  Please feel free to contact me at

Comment by Nancy Illian on June 12, 2012 at 9:11

Hello! I am fairly new to proofreading and scoping. I am a former legal secretary for decades, and worked from home since 2011 as an audio transcriptionist and scoped for a friend who is a court reporter. I do not have CAT, but am looking for  court reporters who would be willing to send me transcripts in Microsoft Word. I use Dropbox, Start Stop, and an Infinity foot pedal. Thanks in advance for any comments or suggestions!

Comment by Freddie Reppond on March 31, 2012 at 11:54

I have a question regarding foot pedals.  I primarily play back audio on Transcription Buddy software and I use the Olympus foot pedal.  I occasionally get a transcription job on FTR software, which isn't compatible with either Transcription Buddy or the Olympus foot pedal.  Any suggestions?

Comment by Barrett Reporting on March 18, 2012 at 18:58


Barrett reporting is looking for a few transcribers to tackle a project starting Tuesday and finishing on Tuesday the 27th.  if you are interested and available please email for further information.  Thanks.

Melody Barrett- Barrett Reporting

Comment by Joan Lynch on February 28, 2012 at 8:50

Hi:  How do  you determine rate charged per audio minute and/or per audio hour?




Comment by Donna Monroe on January 28, 2012 at 7:54

I am a retired court reporter from Mississippi and can work in WordPerfect.

Please call me at 251-975-1188 to discuss this.


Donna Monroe


Comment by Pamela MacDowell on January 28, 2012 at 7:32

I am looking for another transcriptionist to help me with my workload. Please contact me at

I work in Word Perfect & Eclipse

Comment by sue on July 22, 2011 at 22:55

Hi Tina,

    I'm in court reporting school and do transcription work.  It's harder than school because the audio quality isn't always good, people talk over each other, and you need to identify voices from sound alone.  I bought a usb pedal for 50 dollars and use it with express scribe (free).  

    Digicat has a $75/month professional version.  You can catnip into word from the student version, but being able to cut and paste will save you a lot of time.  The first few transcriptions you do might seem really hard, but it gets easier.

Comment by Agnes Novak on November 28, 2009 at 9:40
Thanks, Jennie. I have been looking on eBay for a Sanyo Memoscriber TR-8080.

Comment by Jennie Ann on November 28, 2009 at 0:57
Most tapes are standard. I get micro tapes maybe once a year, if that.

There is no transcriber machine that plays both micro and standard.

Micros have the worst audio quality of all. I cringe when I have to transcribe one. Because of the ribbon being so small, they sometimes get buckled, resulting in audio fading in and out the entire tape. It is almost as if you have to do a tap dance on the foot pedal to keep the sound clear. I used to charge 50 cents more per page for microcassette recordings.

Which transcriber to purchase -- micro or standard -- may depend on your client base, I think.

The majority of my work today is digital recordings, though I still do get standard tapes. If I do get a micro recording, it's usuallyh a 5- or 10-minute telephone conversation. Very rarely do I get a large job of micro recordings.

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