How To Listen To WKNO On Your Smart Speaker

Amazon Alexa

Say, "Alexa, play NPR" and follow the prompts to localize to WKNO. To change your station, say, "Alexa, ask NPR to change my station."

You can also say, "Alexa, play WKNO" or "Alexa, play WKNO-HD-2".

National and Local News from NPR Say, "Alexa, play NPR One." Follow the prompts to localize to WKNO and hear a mix of national and local stories. This experience is powered by NPR One, so you can say things like:

  • "Alexa, skip."
  • "Alexa, ask NPR One to change my station."
  • "Alexa, ask NPR One what's playing."
  • "Alexa, ask NPR One to [fast forward/rewind] by [15 seconds]."
  • "Alexa, ask NPR One to recommend a podcast."
  • "Alexa, ask NPR One to mark this as interesting."

Morning Edition

Say, "Alexa, play Morning Edition" and follow the prompts to localize to WKNO. Morning Edition plays you the most recent available hour of that day's show. It's available on weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. local time.

Wait, Wait Quiz

Say, "Alexa, open the Wait Wait Quiz" to play Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me. This interactive game is hosted by Peter Sagal and Bill Kurtis and tests your knowledge of this week's news.

Podcasts

Say, "Alexa, play the podcast [Podcast Name]" to hear the most recent episode of any podcast.

Flash Briefings

For NPR's full news experience, say, "Alexa, play NPR One."

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Google Home

Say: 

  •  "OK Google, play 91.1 FM"
  • "OK Google, play WKNO" or
  • "OK, Google, play WKNO HD-2". 

Wait Wait Quiz

Say, "OK Google, open the Wait Wait Quiz" to play Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me. This interactive game is hosted by Peter Sagal and Bill Kurtis and tests your knowledge of this week's news.

Podcasts

Say, "OK Google, play the podcast [Podcast Name]" to hear the most recent episode of any podcast.

News briefings

You can enable NPR and WKNO-FM news briefings in your Google Home app under Settings > More Settings > News.

At the bottom of that page, tap "Change news playlist format" and set your format to "News briefings."

Then, tap "Add shows" to find and select NPR's news briefings.

To hear your news briefings, say, "OK Google, play the news."

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Apple Homepod

Say, "Hey Siri, play WKNO" or "Hey Siri, play WKNO HD-2" to hear live radio from this Member station.

National news from NPR

Say, "Hey Siri, play NPR" or "Hey Siri, play the news" to hear the latest NPR newscast, updated every hour.

Podcasts

Say, "Hey Siri, play the podcast [Podcast Name]" to hear the most recent episode of any podcast.