FCC Announces Effective Date for Captioning Responsibilities Report and Order

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Video Programmer and VPD Caption Responsibilities Take Effect September 22, 2016,  Certifications, New Caption Complaint Process to be Announced at Later Date Earlier year, the FCC released a Report and Order clarifying television closed captioning responsibilities in regard to compliance with the … Read More

VITAC’s Realtime Captioners and Coordinators: Golden

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As the Olympics Wind Down, We Thank our Realtime Department Our last post focused on VITAC’s preparation for captioning the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, nearly doubling our daily volume across at least seven different NBC Universal-owned networks, five live Multi-Distribution System feeds, … 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

“Hear Me. See Me. Know Me.” — An inspiring video about living with disabilities

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Deaf-Blind teen, Brittany Winkleman, inspires many with video of personal narrative. Differences are a crucial aspect of what makes our culture as rich as it is, and yet, at times, they can be the biggest barrier to easy living within it. … Read More

Office of Civil Rights Ensures Website Accessibility

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11 Educational Organizations Reach Settlements Over Web Accessibility Complaints On June 29th, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced that agreements had been reached with 11 different educational organizations in seven states and one territory, which had had complaints filed … 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