Listen to WVPB on Your Smart Speaker

Smart speakers are a great way to listen to all your favorite news, music, and podcasts from WVPB and NPR. Smart speakers are ready to go off the shelf, but you can enable skills or apps to provide even greater control over your listening experience. Learn what to ask to play West Virginia Public Broadcasting on your smart speaker.

Amazon Alexa

 I want to... Command With NPR One Skill With WVPB News Update Skill
Play WVPB Radio Alexa, play West Virginia Public Broadcasting Alexa, play NPR One

Alexa, what's in the news? or

Alexa, what's my flash news briefing?

Play the Mountain Stage podcast Alexa, play the Mountain Stage podcast Alexa, ask NPR One to play Mountain Stage -

You can install the WVPB News Update skill here.

The NPR One skill is available here.

Sonos One with  Alexa Voice Control

 I want to... Command With NPR One Skill With WVPB News Update Skill
Play WVPB News and Radio Alexa, play West Virginia Public Broadcasting Not Supported

Alexa, what's in the news?

  Alexa, what's my flash news briefing?
Play the Mountain Stage podcast Alexa, play the Mountain Stage podcast Not Supported -
 

Google Home

I want to... Command With NPR One Enabled (?)
Play the WVPB Radio Stream OK Google, play West Virginia Public Broadcasting OK Google, talk to NPR One
 
Get the latest newscast OK Google, play the latest news from NPR -
Play the Mountain Stage podcast OK Google, play the Mountain Stage podcast -
Play the West Virginia Morning podcast Ok Google, play the West Virginia Morning podcast. -
Play the Inside Appalachia podcast OK Google, play the Inside Appalachia podcast -

Apple Homepod

I want to... General Command
Play WVPB Radio Hey Siri, play the radio station WVPB
Play a WVPB podcast Hey Siri, play the Mountain Stage podcast
Hey Siri, play the Inside Appalachia podcast
Hey Siri, play the West Virginia Morning podcast 
Get the latest NPR newscast Hey Siri, play the latest news from NPR
Subscribe to a WVPB podcast Hey Siri, subscribe to the Inside Appalachia podcast
Change the playing speed Hey Siri, play this faster or Hey Siri, play this slower