Your smart speaker just got smarter. With a few simple commands, you can access the entire world of NPR – all the latest news, newest podcasts, and discussions of the day. Give any of the utterances below a try and hear NPR's critically acclaimed, audio-rich stories come alive on your Alexa-enabled device.
"Alexa, ask NPR to [fast forward/rewind] by [15 seconds]."
"Alexa, ask NPR to mark this as interesting."
For Alexa devices with a screen
Say, "Alexa, play the news from NPR" to receive our visual newscast. Hosted by the same voices you know and love from our daily audio newscast, the NPR visual newscast is updated hourly every weekday morning with the latest headlines and footage for a quick look at what's going on in the news, now.
Creative Director: Billy Candela, Senior Copywriter: Sergio Romano, Senior Marketing Associate: Mina Tavakoli
With audio mix by Josh Rogosin and original music by Ramtin Arablouei
Animation by Laundry
Creative Director: PJ Richardson, Managing Director: James Sweigert, Executive Producer: Garrett Braren, Producer: Meredith Panicara, Edit and Sound Design: Justin Freedman, Design and Animation: Yongmin Park, Yoojin Seol, and Xirui Liu
Featured NPR audio clips
Guy Raz - How I Built This, Korva Coleman - NPR newscast, Ailsa Chang - "After Hurricane Katrina, Many People Found New Strength," as featured on All Things Considered, John Sepulveda - The California Report from KQED