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NBC Washington on Echo: 'Alexa, Tell Me The News'

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

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    There's a new way to find out what's going on in Washington and throughout our area: Ask Alexa.

    Amazon Echo owners can now listen to top stories from NBC Washington through Alexa's Flash Briefing. Just opt in to NBC Washington 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 Washington. The briefing lasts about 90 seconds.

    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”

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

    • Launch the Alexa app on your phone
    • Choose Flash Briefing in Settings in the menu
    • Select NBC Washington
    • Ask Alexa to “Play Flash Briefing”