Captioning refers to the text that accompanies a broadcast or program, which provides an essential service for those who are deaf or suffer from hearing loss. It’s also required by the American Disabilities Act.
Peak Captioning founder Traci Walker has worked as a captioner since 1991 and has spent her career in the industry as a trainer, manager and consultant. She has seen captioning evolve beyond traditional television and media to reach new audiences through online video on tablets and smart phones.
Peak Captioning provides live, or realtime captioning for television events, sports, meetings, and programs. Accuracy is key and Traci performs extensive research beforehand to familiarize herself with your topic.
Traci obtained her realtime training at the National Captioning Institute where she worked for four years captioning programming such as “World News this Morning” and “Good Morning America. She has captioned over 140 local stations across the U.S., as well as national programming through iCap and dialup.
Over her 30 plus year career, Traci has captioned programming for sports, including the Olympics, for broadcast networks and cable stations. Realtime captioning that captures the fast-paced nature of sports.
Sports captioning requires a knowledge of sports, its vocabulary and players as well as the ability to understand an overly excited play-by-play announcer. A sports enthusiast herself, Traci can rise to the challenge whether your sport is on the green or the gridiron.
In the case of local or national emergencies, it’s essential that viewers stay informed to protect both lives and property. These broadcasts must be accessible to everyone.
In an emergency broadcast, details matter. Traci has the experience and accuracy to display your message effectively. Emergencies frequently arise with little notice and the need for captioning services can be last minute. Peak Captioning is ready to respond to your request with availability seven days a week.
Peak Captioning is available seven days a week both in-person and remotely to provide a prompt response to your captioning requests. Call 720-598-2876 or contact us to schedule your captioning service online today!