New Albany Minute Now Available on Amazon Echo (Alexa)

We are excited to announce the launch of the New Albany Minute on Amazon Echo (Alexa). Available as a news flash briefing compatible with all Echo devices, subscribers will receive a 60-second update each Tuesday and Friday. While currently only compatible with Echo, we plan to roll out similar custom content for other smart home devices, such as Google Home and Apple HomePod, as soon as those options become available.


To subscribe on your Amazon device, please follow the steps below:

Download the Amazon Alexa app to your smartphone.

Open the app and select the menu in the upper left corner of the screen.

Select “Skills & Games” from the dropdown menu.


Select the search icon (magnifying glass) in the upper right corner of the screen.


Type “new albany ohio” into the search box.


Select the “New Albany Ohio” skill beside the official city logo.


Tap the blue “enable to use” button to enable the skill .

Once enabled, New Albany news will be automatically added to your flash briefing on Tuesdays and Fridays.  To listen to the news, you can invoke your flash briefing with either of the following commands:



Need help setting up your Echo?