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Happy Earth Day!

By on Apr 22, 2015 in #Trending, Environment, News and current affairs | 0 comments

Whatever Happy Earth Day means… No, don’t be like that. Here, stick on Louis Armstrong and celebrate the wonderful world we live in.   listen to ‘Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World’ on audioBoom   Still not convinced? Well, here’s three reasons why you should care about Earth Day…     1) It’s all about bringing green issues to the fore. It was first commemorated on 22 April 1970 – and is widely considered as the start of the modern environment movement. So, it’s important. So important, in fact, that more than a billion people participate in associated campaigns each year, making it the biggest civic event in the world.   2) Now I’ve got your attention, you might be wondering what you can do to get involved? Well, as long as you’re caring for the environment in some way, that’s all that matters. Whether it’s installing...

Weekend Sports Live: FA Cup Semi Finals

By on Apr 18, 2015 in Sport | 0 comments

The latest action from the English Premier League and FA Cup semi-finals FA Cup semi-final - Aston Villa 2-1 Liverpool (FT) Premier League – Manchester City 2-0 West Ham (FT) Newcastle 1-3 Tottenham (FT) Share this...

Record Store Day 2015

By on Apr 18, 2015 in Entertainment, Music | 0 comments

It’s Record Store Day, and whist we might all be about the digital, we’re celebrating good old fashioned vinyl here at audioBoom. With the recent surge in vinyl sales over the year, Record Store Day’s gradually got bigger and bigger.   listen to ‘Vinyl Revival’ on audioBoom   Once a part-time hobby of musicians and collectors who want to hear their idol in the purest form, vinyl records have now gone more mainstream. Want more proof? Smoke Radio reports that the niche format will soon have it’s own chart too.   listen to ‘Lauren Kreisler, Brand Manager at Official Charts Company “Typically about 3% of the albums market is made up of independent retailer sales but actually you find independent record shops account for about 36% of vinyl sales really”’ on audioBoom So we decided to look through our own archives to decide what makes up the perfect #RecordStoreDay....

Digital Content Assistant (Sport)

By on Apr 17, 2015 in Jobs, News, Sport, Sports | 0 comments

DIGITAL CONTENT ASSISTANT (SPORT) 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 Digital Content Assistant. Responsibilities Reporting directly to the Head of Sport, the Digital Content Assistant will be...

Freelance Digital News & Sport Broadcast Journalist

By on Apr 13, 2015 in Current Affairs, Jobs, News | 0 comments

Digital News & Sport Broadcast Journalist 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 formation of a digital news team, based in London. Responsibilities The Digital News and Sport Broadcast Journalist will work directly to the...

Weekend Sports Live

By on Apr 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

All the results and reaction from the Premier League and the Masters right here: QPR 0-1 Chelsea (FT) Manchester United 4-2 Manchester City (FT)   Share this...

Spotlight on the 79th Masters Tournament

By on Apr 9, 2015 in Sport | 0 comments

Golf’s most picturesque landscape is once again ready for the spotlight as the 79th Masters Tournament kicks off at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia.  The first of the four major championships in professional golf delivers one of the most coveted prizes on the PGA tour: the green jacket! Golf legend Jack Nicklaus wears the blazer well, holding a record six Masters wins.  Tiger Woods, who is playing his first tournament since February 5th, is looking to finish at the top of the leaderboard at Augusta National for the 5th time.  A few others will look to deny him that chance including the world’s number one ranked golfer Rory Mcllory, who is looking to don the green jacket for the first time in his career.  Who will win?  Listen to a few of the pros themselves for their predictions, and check back through out the weekend for more...

Midweek Business Update

By on Apr 8, 2015 in Business | 0 comments

Oil and gas giant Shell are to buy rival company BG Group for £47 billion in a deal that could produce a company with a value of more than £200 billion. Share Radio’s Mark Johnson and Louise Cooper are joined by Killik’s Rachel Winter to discuss what this means for the oil market and consumers:   listen to ‘Breaking news commentary, @Shell offering £47bn for @BGGroup with Rachel Winter @killik, @markyjmedia & @Louiseaileen70 #megamerger’ on audioBoom   Tuesday’s US jobs report may have been fairly disappointing, but one positive to come out of it were signs that wages are finally starting to rise. But is this a wage growth that’s set to last?   listen to ‘What does March’s job market slowdown mean for wage growth?’ on audioBoom   At some point, you’ve probably heard your boss talk about increasing productivity. But what does that...