49 – Become A Captioner
What is Captioning?
In simple terms, captioning is the process of converting the audio content of a video into text.
You must have seen subtitles when you watch movies, television series and so on, these subtitles are typed by captioners.
Captioning is straightforward and similar to transcription work. But as a captioner, your job will be to watch a video and correctly type everything you hear.
You’ll also need to make sure that captions sync up correctly with the audio.
- Ability to read, write and fluently speak the language of your operation along with English.
- Ability to listen and understand multiple accents in your language of operation.
What You’ll Need
- A computer with decent speed internet connection.
- A Headset.
How To Get Started
The best option to get started is to apply for the post of a Captioner on Rev.com.
Submit your Rev application at https://www.rev.com/freelancers/captions
Rev pays you $0.40 to $0.75 per video minute. The average captioner at Rev earns $240 per month while the top captioner earns over $1500 per month!
Rev sends payments weekly via PayPal so you don’t need to wait longer for receiving your money.