News | April 24, 2018

LADB Expands Captioning Services


Los Angeles Distribution & Broadcasting, Inc. (LADB), the only secure digital media and content services facility with three ISO certifications in addition to its CDSA certification and MPAA Awareness program, today announced that it has appointed Deborah Schuster as Executive Vice President of Accessibility Services. Schuster will spearhead LADB’s expansion into the live captioning business. LADB has been providing closed captioning services for more than five years to its client base, including studios, producers and others, and is entering the live captioning arena.

Deborah Schuster is a 40-year veteran of the closed captioning and audio description services industry and is a recipient of the Accessible Media Industry Coalition’s (AMIC) Pioneer Award for her work in developing, promoting and expanding the closed captioning service to broadcasters.

“We welcome Deborah to the LADB team and are excited to have her expertise and depth of knowledge as we pursue growth in our business to include more services geared to equal access for all Americans,” said Eric Collins, President of LADB. “Our closed captioning business has seen significant growth over the last few years, and our expansion into live captioning will enhance our service portfolio.”

“I look forward to fulfilling my role as Executive Vice President in LADB’s Accessibility Services group,” stated Deborah Schuster, “the goal of which is to help businesses reach every viewer. I am delighted to join the terrific folks at LADB to promote and deliver these critical accessibility services to all producers of video and digital content. The key is to define, obtain and utilize the various resources necessary to provide the highest quality services to the growing accessibility industry.”

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About Los Angeles Distribution & Broadcasting, Inc. (LADB)
LADB is a secure digital media and content processing company known for its quality and rapid turnaround services. LADB has the only facility of its kind with three ISO certifications in addition to its CDSA certification and MPAA Awareness program. LADB serves more than 200 clients, including the major Hollywood studios. For more information, please visit

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