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You can unlock with world of NPR and KVPR with Amazon's Alexa, Google Nest or Apple HomePod smart speakers. With a few simple commands, you can hear live programming from KVPR and KVPR classical worldwide, and access the entire world of NPR – all the latest news, newest podcasts, and discussions of the day.

Amazon Echo
Amazon
Amazon's 4th generation Echo smart speaker

For Amazon Alexa users:

"Alexa, play KVPR" or "Alexa, play Valley Public Radio."
Hear KVPR's live audio stream.

"Alexa, play KVPR Classical."
Stream classical music from KVPR Classical, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

"Alexa, play the latest news from NPR."
Hear the latest 5-minute newscast from NPR, updated every hour.

"Alexa, play [show or podcast name]."
Play the latest episode of a specific show or podcast.

Maximize your Listening Experience with NPR One

NPR One is an audio app that connects you to a stream of public radio news, stories, and podcasts based on what you like. By enabling NPR One on Alexa, you can enjoy that same personalized flow of local and national stories while going about your daily routine. To put the breadth of public radio in your control, just search for NPR One in the Alexa app's skill store. Or say "Alexa, enable NPR One" and she'll send a card to your Alexa app to help you get started. From there, follow the prompts to launch into your customized listening experience.

Below are all of the NPR One-enabled commands currently available on your Amazon Echo:

"Alexa, play NPR One"
Hear the latest local and national news, and a flow of thoughtfully hand-curated stories.

"Alexa, ask NPR One to play the latest news"
Hear the latest 3-minute newscast, updated every hour.

"Alexa, ask NPR One to play [show or podcast name]"
Play the latest episode of a specific show or podcast.

"Alexa, skip."
Skip the current story and help inform future stories you get served. Read more about NPR One's personalization algorithm.

"Alexa, ask NPR One to mark as interesting"
Mark a story as interesting and help inform future stories you get served.

"Alexa, ask NPR One to [fast–forward or rewind]"
Rewind or fast-forward by seconds or minutes – however long you prefer.

"Alexa, ask NPR One for details"
Get details about the story currently playing.

Google Home Mini Smart Speaker
Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

For Google Nest & Google Home smart speakers:

"Ok Google, play KVPR." or "Ok Google, play Valley Public Radio."
Hear KVPR's live audio stream.

"Ok Google, play KVPR Classical."
Stream classical music from KVPR Classical, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

"Ok Google, play the latest news from NPR."
Hear the latest 5-minute newscast, updated every hour.

"Ok Google, play [show or podcast name]."
Play the latest episode of a specific show or podcast.

Apple HomePod Mini
Apple
The Apple HomePod Mini smart speaker

For Apple Home Pod smart speakers & other Apple devices:

"Hey Siri, play KVPR." or "Hey Siri, play Valley Public Radio."
Hear KVPR's live audio stream.

"Hey Siri, play KVPR Classical."
Stream classical music from KVPR Classical, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

"Hey Siri, play the latest news from NPR."
Hear the latest 5-minute newscast, updated every hour.

"Hey Siri, play [show or podcast name]."
Play the latest episode of a specific show or podcast.