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How to get WKBW headlines, weather on your Amazon Alexa

Posted at 2:40 PM, Jun 27, 2018

WKBW is everywhere, now even on your Amazon Alexa device.

If you have an Alexa device in your home, you can sign up and get our "716 in 2 minutes" updates whenever is most convenient for you!



The 716 in 2 minutes runs down the most recent headlines and your 7 First Alert forecast, updated throughout the day and available on demand. 

If you've tried our briefing before, this is all new -- with our 7 Eyewitness news anchors now bringing you today's top headlines.



There's an initial set-up process that you'll need to go through once, but once it's setup, just say "Hey Alexa, what's the news?"

To add WKBW flash briefings to your Alexa devices, follow these steps:

  • Open the Alexa app on your phone
  • Choose settings (the gear button in the bottom right corner)
  • Choose "Flash Briefing" under "Alexa Preferences"
  • Choose "Get more Flash Briefing content"
  • Search for WKBW, and enable the skill

That's it! Once the skill is enabled, just ask Alexa for the news to get the latest headlines and forecast.

Take WKBW Everywhere, on all your devices.  Download below!

Phone or Tablet: Apple, Android
Set-top Device: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV
Amazon Alexa

Personalize your news, get the latest 7 First Alert Forecast, and watch 7 News video wherever, whenever.

Learn more here about what 7 News provides on all these devices.