Voice Activated Devices

"Echo By Amazon"

"Alexa"-By Amazon
Credit Amazon

Currently you can listen to WBAA on the Amazon Echo, and the Amazon Dot.  You must set up your Amazon Echo or Dot to play from "TuneIn" and or "Iheart Radio" for this function to work properly.

You can find this under SETTINGS then MUSIC & BOOKS in your Amazon App that came with your unit.

 

The phrases that will work with Amazon Echo or Dot are:

"Alexa, Play WBAA News"-(This will default to the Tune In App)

"Alexa, Play WBAA Jazz "-(This will default to the Tune In App)

"Alexa, Play WBAA Classical"-(This will default to the Tune In App)

If you are wanting to listen to WBAA on Iheart Radio, the following phrases will work with the Amazon Echo or Dot:

"Alexa, Play WBAA News on Iheart Radio"

"Alexa, Play WBAA Jazz on Iheart Radio"

"Alexa, Play WBAA Classical on Iheart Radio"

To Listen To NPR One

Once a user has enabled the NPR One skill, here are the main functions. 

Voice command

Result

Alexa, play NPR One

Hear flow of local and national news and stories (as with the NPR One app, curated to your preferences and profile)

Alexa, ask NPR One to play the latest news

Hear the latest national and local newscast

Alexa, ask NPR One to recommend a podcast

Hear podcast episodes (curated to your profile)

Alexa, ask NPR One to play [show name]

Hear that show