Opportunities are plentiful for skilled captioners. As a natural pathway from the judicial reporting program, broadcast captioners work from home while earning excellent pay and caption programs that mirror their personal interests.
Associate Degree • 2 terms • 70 credits
Discover your career passion at LTC.
While you will learn writing on the steno machine with speed and accuracy in this program, broadcast captioning requires individuals with excellent vocabulary skills who will enjoy serving the hearing impaired community. If you can handle stressful situations well, a broadcast captioning career can provide you with a varied and fulfilling career.
Come to LTC and let us help you cultivate and share your passion for broadcast captioning.
Your career potential is endless with the LTC Broadcast Captioning program. Whether you jump right into your career or build on your LTC credits to earn additional degrees, this program will prepare you to:
- Develop proficiency in machine shorthand using realtime theory.
- Develop a personal dictionary, read, translate, and edit transcripts using CAT (computer-aided transcription) software.
- Demonstrate knowledge of proper captioning procedures and responsibilities for captioning and CART reporting.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the professional reporting organizations and methods of gaining certification as a Certified Broadcast Captioner.
Your career payoff starts with your LTC degree and a potential annual starting salary of $44,000.
But, there's more. Employers hire our grads, promote them, and tell us they would recommend them to other employers. So what jobs can recent graduates expect?
Some of them include:
- Broadcast Captioner
- CART Reporter
- Conference and Convention Reporter
- Internet Reporter
Potential Employers include:
- Television Stations
- K-12 Schools and Colleges
- Captioning Companies