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Howzat for total coverage?! The Ashes on audioBoom

By on Jun 24, 2015 in Sports | 0 comments

England, Australia and one big summer of cricket can mean only one thing, The Ashes are coming. On the 8th of July, The Ashes will get underway for the 69th time with the first test being played at the SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff. Australia travel to Britain looking to retain the Ashes having won the last series 5-0.   listen to ‘Ashes Podcast – The Cricket World 2013/14 Ashes Review’ on audioBoom   audioBoom will be covering the Ashes every step of the way with content from Sky Sports Cricket, ECB Cricket, Cricket World, The Lord’s Podcast, plus many more.   listen to ‘Is Bayliss the perfect coach for England?’ on audioBoom   We will have exclusive interviews with England Captain Alastair Cook as well as other stars like Joe Root, Michael Clarke and David Warner. On top of that we will have unique content from each of the five venues, provided by their...

Anyone for tennis? How audioBoom will be covering Wimbledon

By on Jun 23, 2015 in Sport | 0 comments

Strawberries and cream at the ready, Wimbledon is nearly upon us and nowhere has the most sounds from SW19 in one space than audioBoom. The Grand Slam gets underway on the 29th of June, and we are working with the All England Tennis Club to share what it sounds like to be there, as well as player interviews and daily highlights. To get you in the mood, have a look and listen to this audio picture we made with Wimbledon, showing some of the iconic sounds from The Championships. So far this year the majors have thrown up massive shocks with Marin Cilic winning the US Open and Stan Wawrinka conquering on clay to win his first French Open title. audioBoom will also be sharing the punditry from a range of other experts, such as the Tennis Podcast & Sky Sport’s tennis team. Their presenter Marcus Buckland thinks it could be another magic moment for Andy Murray. You’ll also be...

Full Disclosure: Exclusive Q&A With the Creators of ‘Undisclosed’

By on Jun 20, 2015 in Behind-The-Scenes | 0 comments

Last Friday we posted the final installment of our exclusive Q&A with the creators of Undisclosed just as the podcast reached 13 million listens.  Fans of the show heard the call in late May and sent us a slew of great questions for the interview with Rabia Chaudry and Susan Simpson.  You sent so many questions we had to enlist the aid of their coproducer Colin Miller to answer a few via email. Of course, being the biggest spoken word audio platform in the world means we couldn’t resist including some audio extras from Rabia and Susan for good measure. Enjoy.   Q1 – AudioBoom: With Serial, listeners got to hear a few of Sarah Koenig’s phone conversations with Adnan. Are you planning on recording any conversations with him for Undisclosed?   Q2 – Mark Rabe: If we trust the police, and the brandy bottle was indeed disposed, could there have been...

Head of Indian Operations (Mumbai)

By on Jun 2, 2015 in Jobs | 0 comments

audioBoom is the biggest spoken-word audio platform on the web and mobile. We work with a worldwide group of broadcasters and publishers to bring the best of their audio content to our highly engaged audience. We offer the best in global audio news, current affairs, sports, music and entertainment from our worldwide channel partners. The BBC, Zee TV, Eros International, Southern Cross Austereo, Fairfax Digital, Sky, Reuters, CNBC, Time, NPR, talkSPORT, AFL, Financial Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian, the Premier League and Universal are among our 3,000 professional content partners. audioBoom is at an exciting period of growth, averaging over 30 million listens per month. We are now looking to continue our expansion with the appointment of a Head of Indian Operations. The role will be based in Mumbai, India. Responsibilities audioBoom is looking for a full-time Head of Indian...

Full Disclosure: Send Us Your Questions for the Creators of ‘Undisclosed’

By on May 29, 2015 in Behind-The-Scenes | 0 comments

The case of convicted killer Adnan Syed was made famous by last year’s hit podcast Serial but when journalist and host Sarah Koenig finally signed off in December, many questions remained unanswered. Adnan Syed   Then came Undisclosed: The State v Adnan Syed created by Rabia Chaudry, who first brought the case to Koenig’s attention, and fellow attorneys Colin Miller and Susan Simpson.  For the past two months Chaudry and her colleagues have unearthed new evidence and shared new perspectives, reframing everything we know about the case with each episode and addendum.   With new evidence comes more questions about the investigation and the trial, but also about the process of producing this unique podcast that blends storytelling and advocacy.   That’s why we’re asking audioBoom listeners to send us their questions for a chance to have them answered...

Midweek Business Update

By on May 13, 2015 in Business | 0 comments

Richard Pennycook, Chief Executive of the Co-Operative Group told BBC 5 Live this morning that the group has been ‘let down’ by former management. Pennycook was appointed after the group’s $2.5 billion loss of 2014, but says that recent changes in its structure should rectify the situation.   listen to ‘Money: Co-Operative Group 13 May 15’ on audioBoom   Having suffered greatly in last week’s election, Labour and the Liberal Democrats begin the process of electing new party leaders and trying to formulate vote-winning ideologies. But how will they do it?   listen to ‘How will #Labour and @LibDems make a comeback? We talk to @emranmian @SMFthinktank’ on audioBoom   Down Street underground station hasn’t seen a passenger in over 80 years, and hasn’t had a use since Winston Churchill used it as a bunker during the war. But now,...

audioBoom Festival Tour

By on May 12, 2015 in Entertainment, Music | 0 comments

The Great Escape festival starts this Thursday, and it marks the first of many amazing British festivals scheduled this summer. But before we get ready to listen to some of the incredible audio that’s sure to be captured this year, let’s take a look back at some of the best moments from past festivals in the audioBoom Festival Tour.   Share this...

Prince Harry’s Interview And Other Stories You Missed During The Election

By on May 11, 2015 in News and current affairs | 0 comments

The Conservatives won, David Cameron remains Prime Minister, the cabinet is being re-shuffled… But what else was going on while we were all distracted by the election? It was big news that deserved the huge amounts of coverage it got in the UK, but the rest of the world didn’t just stop while we went to the polls. We’ve rounded up the stories that you may have missed while in the grips of election fever.   It was the 70th anniversary of VE Day on Friday, with services and commemorations taking place across the weekend: listen to ‘#VEDAY70 SERVICE OF THANKSGIVING AUDIO MONTAGE ’ on audioBoom   Outside of the UK it was Mother’s Day on Sunday, and in the US some Mums got a present they definitely weren’t expecting: listen to ‘Obama Surprises US Moms With Phone Calls On Mother's Day’ on audioBoom   In Sweden, the...