Necn 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 New England: Ask Alexa.

Amazon Echo owners can now listen to top stories from necn through Alexa's Flash Briefing. Just opt in to necn 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 necn. The briefing lasts about 90 seconds. Necn is the first local news source in New England to provide updates on Alexa.

If you have an Echo, this is how to access the Flash Briefing:

· Launch the Alexa app on your phone

· Choose Flash Briefing in Settings in the menu

· Select one or multiple NBC station(s)

· Ask Alexa to “Play Flash Briefing”

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