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Member Benefits

You’ll get the news and information that will keep you connected with your profession.  -  There’s no other magazine for reporting and captioning professionals like the JCR. Most members spend almost an hour with each issue – it’s that good.  You’ll also receive the NCRA NewsFlash, our e-newsletter, that comes with up-to-the-minute news to keep you in the know. You’ll also receive our Tech Tracker, e-newsletter, featuring the latest information on reporter technology.  Plus, is available 24/7 with the information you need to be successful in your job.

You’ll be able to prove your competencies in both traditional and new aspects of reporting by becoming certified. -  NCRA offers the most extensive certification programs in the reporting and captioning professions. You’ll get the recognition, prestige, and higher income you deserve when you become an Registered Professional Reporter (RPR), Certified Realtime Reporter (CRR), Certified Broadcast Captioner (CBC), or Certified CART Provider (CCP).

Connect with peers in your specialty area through NCRA Communities of Interest. – Including Freelance Reporters, Official Reporters, Captioners, CART Providers, and Managers.

NCRA Protection Programs are customized for you at competitive group rates. – NCRA has spent years perfecting insurance programs that meet your exclusive needs. There are competitively priced health, life, disability, and professional liability policies open only to NCRA members. There’s even a low-cost business equipment policy that takes the place of expensive riders on your homeowner’s or renter’s policy.

Marketing Tools – Reporter and Associate members receive a FREE annual listing in the Court Reporter Sourcebook and online Professional Directory. Additional advertising opportunities through the JCR and

Access to customized insurance plans including:

  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Catastrophe Major Medical Insurance
  • Dental Plan
  • Disability Income Plan
  • Equipment Insurance
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Plan
  • Long Term Care Plan
  • Major Medical Insurance
  • Medicare Supplement Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  •  Short Term Medical Insurance