NPR One: Fans of Public Radio will enjoy this.
NPR One is the name of the Alexa app – sorry, “skill,” that will give more people easier access to a range of popular shows.
Once you’ve told your system to gain access to the app – by simply saying, “Alexa, enable NPR One,” you have a number of commands at your disposal.
Alexa, play NPR One.
Here the top local and national news of the moment that includes newscasts and special news pieces.
Alexa, ask NPR One to play the latest news.
Jump directly to the latest newscast.
Alexa, ask NPR One to recommend a podcast.
Listen to standard podcasts curated by NPR editors combined with a selection based on your own listening habits.
Alexa, ask NPR One to play ……NAME OF NPR SHOW
Have a hankering for All Things Considered, or On The Media, perhaps This American Life? If you can name it, you can hear it!
Alexa, ask NPR One to mark as interesting
Marking it allow you to come back to it later.
Alexa, ask NPR One to fast forward .. 15 seconds, 2 minutes, etc
Or, however long you prefer
Go on to the next story
Alexa, ask NPR One for details
Get the details for the story currently playing