Get ABC Action News on your Amazon Echo

Flash briefing features local information

There's a new way to get the latest local news from ABC Action News: Ask Alexa.

Alexa, the new intelligent-assistant platform on Amazon's Echo device will now allow listeners to listen to the latest local headlines from our newsroom.

If you are an Amazon Echo owner, just opt in to ABC Action News in your Alexa app on your phone or tablet and ask Alexa to tell you the news.

You'll get up to speed on the latest local news, headlines and weather in 90 seconds.

Echo owners can access the ABC Action News Briefing with the following steps:

• Launch the Alexa app on your phone
• Choose Flash Briefing in Settings in the menu
• Search for and select ABC Action News
• Say, "Alexa, what's the news? or “Alexa, what is my flash briefing?"  or "Alexa, give me the news."

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