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Why Transcriptionists Find it Enjoyable to Work for Journalists

Transcriptionists enjoy to work for Journalists

Transcriptionists who work for journalists enjoy their work, because many times they get to transcribe the words of interesting celebrities. After all, who would pay money to transcribe audio that didn’t have some kind of value? There are many different types of media transcription ranging from legal to medical to entertainment content, but the most worthwhile and captivating involves famous people you already know. Regardless of whatever the pay may be, one of the most rewarding pay-offs is transcribing material such as celebrity interviews that are fun or intriguing.

Impressing Friends

There is a certain thrill that anyone gets, when they read something in a publication in which they were involved behind the scenes. Telling friends and colleagues that you helped put a story together can give you a sense of pride and accomplishment that is not found in an ordinary job. Even if you weren’t present at the interview, you can still say the story relied on your work.

Learning form Interviews

Another reason why transcriptionists enjoy working with journalists is that it’s a way to get paid for learning. Journalism usually involves uncovering new information that has not been published before. Many times media transcription comprises interviews that must be condensed or summarized. The transcriptionist plays an important role is supplying the building blocks of knowledge for a story, which he or she can learn from as well. Interviews with politicians, business leaders, authors, and entertainers can be a revealing experience that uncovers compelling knowledge.

Building a Media Portfolio

Imagine that your job is to transcribe the words of a famous rock star like Paul McCartney from a recorded interview. You can gain a lot of credibility in the transcription and media industries if you are involved in media transcription of that magnitude, since the publication will likely only work with someone who has a strong sense of accuracy. Once you have transcribed several high profile interviews, your resume begins to make you look like a superstar yourself. By developing a reputation with journalists, your work as a transcriptionist can ultimately lead to a career in the media.

Julie Parker is the Transcription Supervisor for GMR Transcription Services, Inc, a leading U.S. transcription company based in Orange County, California. Julie has a true passion for effective verbal and written communication. She applies her passion to providing the excellent customer service and accuracy upon which GMR Transcription’s clients depend. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, watching movies, and hosting dinner parties with friends.

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Reasons why Transcriptionists Enjoy Working for Journalists
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Transcriptionists who work in conjugation with Journalists have a really fun since along with the transcription, comes various rewards as well which this blog post explores.
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