Captioning Awareness Week Bringing Accessibility to U.K. Stage and Culture Events

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by Johnathan Moore This week, Stagetext is celebrating their second Captioning Awareness Week. From November 14th-19th, theatre and culture events around the U.K will be captioned for the 11 million deaf and hard-of-hearing citizens. Throughout the week, Stagetext is shining … Read More

YouTube Listens for Input at Accessibility Summit

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by Johnathan Moore © AMI is at the inaugural #YouTube #Accessibility Summit @YouTubeSpaceLA! We’re speaking with @MollyBOfficial @RikkiPoynter & more! #inclusion pic.twitter.com/oRLs6lNFMt — Accessible Media Inc (@AccessibleMedia) November 4, 2016 On Friday, YouTube Space LA held its inaugural YouTube Accessibility Summit, … Read More

Local Students Tour VITAC Headquarters

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A group of court-reporting students from the Community College of Allegheny County toured the VITAC headquarters October 3rd, a visit entry-level students make with their professor, Mary Beth Johnson, every fall. Led by Realtime Captioner Trainer Sharon Siatkowski, students listened … Read More

VITAC Behind the Scenes: The Finance Department’s Accounting Assistants

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Spotlighting the work of Fran Zvonkovich, Lori Faraoni, Donna Fraser, and Joyce Matthews in Accounting. Last time we met, Todd Osleger gave us just a peak into his role as a Senior Offline Captioner at VITAC. This week, we travel downstairs to Accounting … Read More

VITAC hits DC for the 2016 M-Enabling Summit

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  VITAC attends the 2016 M-Enabling Summit for Accessibility Over the last two days, VITAC’s Heather York, VP of Marketing, and Brittany Bender, Marketing Analyst, have been in our nation’s capital to attend the conference and showcase dedicated to providing accessible … Read More

VITAC Behind the Scenes: Senior Offline Captioner Todd Osleger

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Behind the Scenes with Senior Offline Captioner Todd Osleger   In the closed captioning industry and at VITAC, there is always something happening Behind the Scenes! This week, on the heels of our look into our Systems Support Specialist, David Rosales‘s day to … Read More

VITAC Behind the Scenes: Systems Support Specialist David Rosales

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Behind the Scenes with Systems Support Specialist David Rosales     Welcome back to Behind the Scenes: a blog series dedicated to shedding some light on the many faces that make up the VITAC team and help contribute to our “no worries” attitude. … Read More

VITAC Behind the Scenes: MLS Project Coordinator Dana Kerkentzes

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Behind The Scenes with Dana Kerkentzes We’ve decided to bring back our popular Behind the Scenes blog series. Last Summer, we left off with Multi-Language Specialist and Spanish Supervisor Chris Hyde. VITAC’s Multi-Language Subtitling team are experts at translation and the creation … Read More