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ATA is a professional association founded to advance the translation and interpreting professions and foster the professional development of individual translators and interpreters.

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ATA is a professional association founded to advance the translation and interpreting professions and foster the professional development of individual translators and interpreters.

    E57: Inside Specialization-International Development

    E57: Inside Specialization-International Development

    In the second Inside Specialization podcast, Host Veronika Demichelis interviews ATA Past President Corinne McKay and current ATA Director Meghan Konkol about translating in the international development market.

    • 31 min
    E56: ATA Honors and Awards Program

    E56: ATA Honors and Awards Program

    ATA has been in the business of acknowledging outstanding service and professional distinction in the translation and interpreting fields since 1964 when it awarded its first Alexander Gode Medal. In episode 56 of The ATA Podcast, Honors and Awards Committee Chair Karen Tkaczyk talks with Matt Baird about this year's awards season and announces the opening of nominations for the ATA Dynamo, Mentoring, and Rising Star Awards!

    Audio Production: Derek Platts. Music tracks: www.bensound.com

    • 22 min
    E55: Inside Specialization - Court Interpreting

    E55: Inside Specialization - Court Interpreting

    Welcome to "Inside Specialization, an all-new series on specialization and diversification developed in collaboration with ATA’s Professional Development Committee! 

    In this first episode, Professional Development Committee Chair Veronika Demichelis sat down with Judy Jenner, an ATA spokesperson and federally certified Spanish interpreter, to find out what it’s like to be a court interpreter—from her typical day to why she made this career choice.

    • 27 min
    E54: ATA's Professional Development Program

    E54: ATA's Professional Development Program

    Charged with developing continuing education for translators and interpreters—members and non-members alike—ATA's Professional Development Committee is on track to offer more than 50 webinars and virtual workshops in 2021.
    To find out more about the program and where it's headed, listen to Host Matt Baird interview PDC Chair Veronika Demichelis in Episode 54 of The ATA Podcast.

    • 34 min
    E53: How ATA's Socially Distanced School Outreach Works

    E53: How ATA's Socially Distanced School Outreach Works

    Schools may be closed, but ATA's School Outreach Program going strong—in fact, even better!

    • 50 min
    E52: ATA 2020 Year In Review

    E52: ATA 2020 Year In Review

    How did ATA do in 2020? In Episode 52, ATA President Ted Wozniak and President-Elect Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo tell Matt Baird, host of The ATA Podcast, how 2020 became the "year of the ATA volunteer."

    ATA Letter to CDC: Interpreters Need the Vaccine • How Did Your Work Change in 2020 • Join ATA • Check Out the New ATA Website • ATA62 Call for Proposals • ATA Webinars • Virtual School Outreach • COVID-19 Best Practices for Interpreters • The ATA Podcast • Changes in ATA Continuing Edu

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Veronika D ,

A must-listen for all translators and interpreters!

The ATA podcast is an amazing resource for all translators and interpreters worldwide. Whether you’re an ATA member or just curious about the Association and what it offers, this is a go-to resource. Thanks to ATA and Matt Baird for wonderful episodes!

Michael Schubert ,

Well-produced and informative

Great podcast for ATA members to keep up on association issues and for anyone interested in learning more about the profession. Matt Baird does a great job as host! 👍🏻

LorenaOS ,

Overal feedback

Just started to listen to Matt’s podcast and am learning all kinds on wonderful and interesting things about colleagues and various endeavors within our shared profession. Thank you ATA and Matt for this wealth of information. Share with the world!

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