Andrea Wecker, CSR, RDR, CRR, CRC
Andrea discovered her passion for court reporting at the age of 16 and now has more than 18 years’ experience as a freelance court reporter, closed captioner, and CART provider. She spent five years working as a broadcast captioner for the nation’s largest captioning company, VITAC, and captioned a wide variety of programming on a daily basis, including CNN, CNBC, ABC, a variety of major sporting events, as well as captioning the Olympic games twice on NBC and its affiliate networks.
In 2013, Andrea won the Pacific Northwest Speed Contest. With speeds up to 270 words per minute, she placed first in all three legs with an overall score of 98.8% accuracy. Andrea also competed in the Pacific Northwest Realtime Contests in 2014 and 2015 and won three silver medals with an overall average of 98.75% accuracy. In August of 2017, Andrea competed in the National Court Reporters Association Realtime Contest held in Las Vegas, Nevada, and placed sixth overall.
In 2014, Andrea earned her Registered Diplomate Reporter certification, a designation held by only four reporters in the state of Idaho. She also currently holds certifications as a Registered Professional Reporter, Registered Merit Reporter, Certified Realtime Reporter, and Certified Realtime Captioner, as well as being a Certified Shorthand Reporter in the state of Idaho.
Andrea is the owner of Associated Reporting & Video, a freelance court reporting agency in Boise, Idaho. She is a full-time freelance court reporter and also provides CART and captioning services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing community in Boise and the surrounding area. She is also the current president of the Idaho Court Reporters Association and has been an active member of the National Court Reporters Association for more than 15 years.