Bilingualism on Live Television: a Captioner’s Perspective

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VITAC Captions Speeches That Transition Between English and Spanish at the DNC As most of us are already well aware thanks to TV, social media, and the dinner table, the election season for most Americans is one of interest, excitement, hope, and sometimes frustration. For a closed captioning company, it is … Read More

Caption Screenshots: Fact or Faked?

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Closed Captioning Snips Are Usually Edited While funny closed captioning screenshots give many people a good chuckle while scrolling through their Twitter feed, it’s important to realize that some, or even most, of these photos are in fact, fake. How do we know? It’s standard practice here at VITAC to … Read More

VITAC’s Offline Department: Spelling Confirmation Specialists

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Our offline department captions over 57,000 prerecorded programs per year for countless networks, independent producers, and web series. With so many different proper names, terms, and places, our offline captioners have their plates full with keeping track of it all. For example, we’ve received several inquiries from the dedicated fan … Read More