There's a new way to find out what's going on in your area: Ask Alexa.
Amazon Echo owners can now listen to top stories from NBC 4 New York through Alexa's Flash Briefing. Just opt in to NBC 4 New York in your Alexa app, then ask your echo to tell you the news.
Alexa, the Echo's personal assistant, will read four top local stories from NBC 4 New York. The briefing lasts about 90 seconds, and covers some of the headlines important to you. NBC 4 New York is the first local news source in the metropolitan area to provide updates on Alexa.
Echo owners can access the NBC 4 New York Flash Briefing with the following steps:
- Launch the Alexa app on your phone
- Choose Flash Briefing in Settings in the menu
- Select NBC 4 New York
- Ask Alexa to “Play Flash Briefing”