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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...

AFL Podcasts Round 6 2015

By on May 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The AFL season is well and truly underway and while the teams are smashing it out on the field taking speccies and kicking huge goals there are also a number of Aussie Rules teams who are also producing brilliant podcasts for fans. Here are a selection of AFL teams who are engaging fans on a weekly basis with their podcasts that feature fan questions, interviews with players and coaches as well as a discussion of the big issues in the game. Carlton Blues- Two Tones listen to ‘The Two Tones – Episode 7’ on audioBoom Essendon Bombers- Lloyd’s Lowdown listen to ‘Lloyd’s Lowdown: Episode Four – April 29, 2015’ on audioBoom Adelaide Crows- People’s Podcast listen to ‘People’s Podcast Ep 2, 2015’ on audioBoom Sydney Swans- SwanCast listen to ‘SwansCast – Episode 4, 2015’ on audioBoom Geelong Cats- PodCats listen to ‘PodCats: The official Cats podcats...

#Dogsatpollingstations

By on May 7, 2015 in #Trending, Current Affairs | 0 comments

Yes, it might be D-Day, the day we decide what happens to this craggy isle, but #GE2015 has got nothing on #Dogsatpollingstations. Woof! In case you don’t know what I’m talking about, people are taking pictures of dogs at polling stations, popping them on Twitter and having a good ol’ chuckle at how these poor mutts can’t vote. In fact, everyone’s going barking mad for these pooches at polling stations. Man’s best friend, making everyone so damn happy. We’d wag our tails if we could… OK, I’ll stop. (But will you throw me a bone and just look at these handsome hounds?)   It's impawpant to vote guys! Don't forget' #DogsAtPollingStations pic.twitter.com/2sYyyyEEYo — Ben Moss (@mosspheric) May 7, 2015   Had to be done #dogsatpollingstations pic.twitter.com/GNNtzA0tgU — Rory Cellan-Jones (@ruskin147) May 7,...

Midweek Business Update

By on May 7, 2015 in Business, Current Affairs | 0 comments

The National Institute of Social and Economic Research released its 2015 economic forecast Wednesday. It cut Britain’s economic growth to 2.5% this year, down from 2.9% in February’s forecast. It says any future government is likely to pursue a looser fiscal policy. Jack Meaning, a Research Fellow at the institute explains:   listen to ‘Where and how will the world economy grow? We look at NIESR’s global economic forecast with @MeaningJ @NIESRorg’ on audioBoom     Wednesday, Navinder Singh Sarao was given another 7 days to raise £5-million bail in his fight against his extradition to the US on 22 counts of fraud. But was it really just one man and his computer that caused Wall Street’s 2010 ‘Flash Crash’? Some experts are skeptical:   listen to ‘What caused the ‘flash crash’, man or machine?’ on audioBoom     Ever...

#JeSuisEd – Selfies In Support Of Miliband

By on May 6, 2015 in #Trending, News and current affairs | 0 comments

It’s the last day of the General Election campaign before voters go the polls: listen to ‘#GE2015: Final Dash For Votes’ on audioBoom And this morning The Sun published an old picture of Ed Miliband eating a bacon sandwich badly on its front page: Save our bacon: Keep Ed and his porkies OUT http://t.co/PFHOKe4eOi pic.twitter.com/8I2it1m20n — The Sun (@TheSunNewspaper) May 6, 2015 Now the Labour leader’s supporters have been posting their own messy food selfies, using the hashtag JeSuisEd: #JeSuisEd pic.twitter.com/p2kd5dEkn0 — Richard Liggins (@WinterMute16) May 6, 2015 I don't have a bacon sarnie to hand … there's no graceful way to eat an orange either. #JeSuisEd pic.twitter.com/v9aR5hAQmg — Victoria Randall (@vrandallart) May 6, 2015 Anxious I may not have quite nailed this. #JeSuisEd pic.twitter.com/SkG7yWoakZ — Sam...

Social Media Manager (London)

By on May 6, 2015 in Jobs | 0 comments

About AudioBoom 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, Sky, Reuters, Associated Press, Southern Cross Austereo, CNBC, Time, NPR, talkSPORT, Financial Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian, the Premier League, Universal and Cumulus are among our 2,000 professional content partners. audioBoom is at an exciting period of growth, averaging 30 million listens per month. We are now looking to continue our expansion with the appointment of a Social Media Manager Responsibilities Reporting directly to the Global Head of Marketing, and working alongside the UK, US and Australian teams, the Social...