VITAC Announces Live Twitter Q&A with Manager of Realtime Captioner Training Amy Bowlen
VITAC’s Amy Bowlen To Answer Live Twitter Questions on Captioning
Canonsburg, PA: On Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 12:00 PM EST, VITAC’s Manager of Realtime Captioner Training, Amy Bowlen will be answering any and all questions received on Twitter in real time until 1:00 PM. The event is part of VITAC’s recent Realtime Captioner (RC) Recruitment campaign.
VITAC’s RC Recruitment team was inspired by AMAs (Ask Me Anything) on the popular internet forum site, Reddit.
Participants with questions about becoming a VITAC Realtime Captioner, or captioning questions in general are asked to directly tweet to Amy, @VITAC_Amy, and/or use the hashtag #AskAmy.
About VITAC Corporation
VITAC Corporation is the nation’s largest provider of closed captioning and other accessible media services. VITAC provides live and prerecorded captioning solutions in English and Spanish, video description and digital media services for broadcast networks, cable TV, online video, and teleconferences worldwide. Among the company’s largest clients are NBC Universal, Discovery Networks, BBC America, CNN, C-SPAN, FOX, Turner Broadcasting, Warner Bros. Television, and the Federal Government. VITAC was founded in 1986, is headquartered in Canonsburg, PA. Its leaders hold long tenure in the accessible media industry, and the company currently employs over 325 people.
About Amy Bowlen
Manager of Realtime Captioning Training Amy Bowlen was one of VITAC’s first realtime captioners and has contributed significantly to our growth and success during her 26 years with the company. Her captioning experience, technical knowledge, leadership, and teaching skills have made her an invaluable part of the VITAC team.
Amy holds several National Court Reporters Association certifications, including the Registered Diplomate Reporter, Certified Realtime Captioner, and Certified Broadcast Captioner. In 2002, she was awarded the distinction of being conferred as a Fellow of the Academy of Professional Reporters.
Amy is proud to have introduced so many court reporters to the world of captioning and helped them renew their enthusiasm for their specialized skill.