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Victoria is a writer and editor for She has extensive experience editing research for publication in academic journals and writing educational content.

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Carolina Solomon


Carolina is a dedicated transcriptionist with 20 years of experience working independently and for transcription agencies. She has transcribed court cases as well as audio and video files across a wide range of disciplines, including the legal, academic, and corporate fields.

Average Pay

$0.40–$3/audio minute

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