NBC 6 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 South Florida: Ask Alexa.

Amazon Echo owners can now listen to top stories from NBC 6 through Alexa's Flash Briefing. Just opt in to NBC 6 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 6. The briefing lasts about 90 seconds, and NBC 6 is the first local news source in South Florida to provide updates on Alexa.

Echo owners can access the NBC 6 Flash Briefing with the following steps:

  • Launch the Alexa app on your phone
  • Choose Flash Briefing in Settings in the menu
  • Select NBC 6
  • Ask Alexa to "Play Flash Briefing"
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