For over 15 years I've been providing fast, accurate transcripts to clients in the arts, journalism, documentary film and TV production, popular science, nonprofit foundations, and podcasting, combining expert research skills and attention to detail with error-free spelling and grammar.
"I value that Heather is attentive to unfamiliar names, terms, and citations drawing from international or Indigenous vocabularies and she takes care to ensure that speakers are represented accurately. It has been a pleasure to work with Heather — she is flexible and responsive, with highly reasonable rates and turnaround time. I look forward to hiring her for future transcription projects!"
— Dr. Jill Bugajski, Executive Director, Art Institute of Chicago Research Center
"Heather's transcription work has been a key part of our editorial success. She consistently produces transcripts that are accurate and readable, and she's nimble with a wide range of voices and accents. She is skilled in time management and never misses a deadline. She is also a joy to work with — professional and trustworthy."
— The On Being Project
"Heather's transcriptions are both accurate and quickly delivered. Her help on a series of interviews for our latest book project has been an invaluable time-saver.
"She is exceptionally reliable and, despite a hefty flow of material each week, never misses a deadline. We'd happily use her service again for future projects."
— Caitlin Randall, Co-Founder of The Story Project
"Heather’s transcription services are timely and accurate. In addition, Heather pays fast attention to the transcript content and is a good sounding board for fact checks and other helpful details."
— Matt Ehling, documentary and media producer
"I have sought Heather's help with very complex transcription projects and have always been impressed. I particularly appreciate her attention to non-English languages in her transcriptions and her ability to work with sensitive
— Elizabeth F., community-centered project manager
"Heather's transcriptions are spot on. She's a stickler for detail — everything is meticulous and accurate. And she can turn things around quickly when needed. I highly recommend her work."
— John Whitehead, video producer, independent filmmaker, and owner of Fretless Films
"Heather Wang is a first-rate transcriber. But she’s much more than that; she’s a researcher, fact-checker, and copy editor. Send her an audio file, and she’ll send you a transcript that perfectly reflects the original conversation. And it’ll be not only carefully punctuated, but also fact-checked so that all the proper nouns are spelled right, down to the last accent.
"Often transcription involves dealing with ambiguity; an interviewer may refer to an event or a technique that’s not commonly known, for example. Amazingly, rather than approximating the terms and descriptions being discussed, Heather will do the research necessary to capture the details of the conversation accurately. It can be a huge time-saver.
"Heather is remarkably detail-oriented and conscientious. She never misses a deadline. If she can return a transcript early, she will. On top of that, she’s a delight to work with."
— Monica Moses, Senior Manager, Content Development
Workplace Learning Solutions, Wiley;
editor in chief at American Craft magazine, 2010-2018
"Heather is incredibly accurate, reliable,
and fast. Words matter, and I trust her
with them immensely."
— Megan G., writer and editor
My rate is $2.25 per minute of recorded speech.
Sliding scale rates available for clients on a budget.
For questions regarding transcription services, use the contact form below or email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you're ready to get started, you may wish to include details of your project, including length of recording, number of speakers, sound quality, and when you need the transcript completed.