News-Talk 1340 KROC AM has a brand new Flash Briefing skill available for Amazon devices with Alexa. Listen to a quick rundown of the latest news headlines in Rochester and across the Southeast Minnesota area, as well as the traffic and weather updates that you depend on every day any time on your Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show, or any other Alexa-enabled device. The KROC News flash briefings are updated four times each weekday, at 6AM, 12PM, 3PM, and 5PM.

Setting up the News-Talk 1340 KROC AM Flash Briefing on your device is easy.

  • Download the Alexa app (find Apple version here or the Android version here).
  • Click here to enable the News-Talk 1340 KROC AM Flash Briefing skill, or search "KROC-AM" in the skills section of the Alexa app.
  • Once you've enabled the skill, just say, “Alexa, what's my flash briefing?” or "Alexa, what's in the news?"
  • Enjoy!

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Having technical difficulties? Need assistance getting started? Click here for a step-by-step guide to setting up your Echo device and enabling new skills via the Alexa app.

Still having trouble? We're happy to help.

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