News: Impact

Audible employee Marlesha Ross stands in the front of the frame wearing a blue shirt with gold links designed on it with Audible's large cafeteria in its Newark office blurred in the background.
ImpactOctober 8, 2020
Marlesha Ross Finds a Home at Audible

A year ago, Marlesha Ross was moving between temporary shelters with her daughter, unsure if she could find a good job opportunity in her hometown of Newark. A meeting with an Audible recruiter changed all that. Learn how Ross has made a home at Audible.

Audible's Innovation Cathedral is in the foreground of a Newark street scene with Audible's other office buildings in the background.
ImpactAugust 18, 2020
Audible’s 2019 Economic Impact Study

Since moving our headquarters to Newark in 2007, Audible has generated over $775 million of economic activity through initiatives focused on returning the city to its roots as a hub of innovation. A recent study measures our impact in Newark.

ImpactMarch 6, 2020
Newark Restaurant Fresh Coast Has Grown Alongside Audible

Luis Valls-Amabile and Daniela Hoyos opened their restaurant in Newark once they saw the city’s developing downtown included Audible’s headquarters. Their business is thriving, thanks in part to loyal customers and Audible’s Lunch Out Wednesday program.

ImpactFebruary 27, 2020
Training Local Tech Talent for Jobs in Newark

As part of Audible’s ongoing efforts to hire local and to grow the innovation economy in Newark, Audible employees helped train aspiring tech talent at Per Scholas on Agile, an approach to software development.