NBC 4 New York on Echo: ‘Alexa, Tell Me The News'

Amazon Echo owners can now get top local headlines straights from Alexa

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”
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