Timecode Transcription Overview

This article is a brief introduction to timecode and how it relates to transcription. If you'd like a technical definition of timecode then read Wikipedia's definition of timecode, this article strictly deals with timecode transcription.  A transcriptionist will encounter timecode when a video editor or producer requests a transcript with timecode. Timecode is a time reference … Continue reading Timecode Transcription Overview


Transcription Equipment – What You Need

In the past being a transcriber was more difficult. More often than not you would be working with audio cassette tapes, which meant the tapes would be shipped to you and shipped back, or you would pick them up in person, or work in an office. The audio quality was often poor, tapes can get … Continue reading Transcription Equipment – What You Need

Audio Transcription in the Digital Age

Prior to the digital age audio transcription was completed using tape cassettes. Media producers would record their interviews, focus groups, and speeches on a tape and send them to a transcriber.  The process would sometimes involve an additional step of exporting footage from a camera or videotape onto an audio cassette. Nowadays we have the … Continue reading Audio Transcription in the Digital Age