WMFD News Now On Amazon Alexa Devices

  • 5/24/2017 9:56:56 AM
  • WMFD Digital Team
  • Local News

ONTARIO, OH - WMFD Television has announced a new product release that brings WMFD News, Mix 106.1 WVNO Weather and ESPN Radio WRGM Sports to Amazon’s Echo and Alexa line of products including Alexa voice services in Ford vehicles.    Any owner of these Amazon devices can now load the WMFD Skill to allow Alexa to start delivering the latest local news, sports and weather right to the devices.   

“We love technology and the ability to be the first and only local content provider of news, sports and weather in the market for Amazon devices” said Robert Meisse, President and General Manager of Mid-State Multimedia Group. “We are known to be not only a market leader but an industry leader in developing and releasing new digital technologies.  This new release is just another example of how we take the content that matters to our community and deliver it in ways that touch our community.”

To start getting local news, sports and weather on your Alexa powered device you need to load the WMFD Skill in your Alexa app. You can learn how to load the skill by watching the video above.

Alexa just got smarter with our local news, sports, weather and even our pollen count! 

Do you have the new Amazon Echo, Dot or Tap?  If you do you can now load our skill to get the latest news, sports, and weather!  

Here is what you need to do:

1. Open the Alexa App

2. Click on the menu and then “Skills” then search for “WMFD”

3. Click on the WMFD TV Skill and click on “ENABLE”

That is all you need to do.  Now let’s hear it!  “Alexa, what my Flash Briefing” or say “Alexa, what’s in the news?” 

We hope you enjoy our products on Amazon’s Alexa. Welcome to the future and we are proud to be a leader in bringing what matters to you on devices that touch your life!  

You may also load the skill by clicking here https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XXJ2VTR 

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