Amazon Alexa

"Alexa, Play Hillsborough County News Briefing"

Access Hillsborough County news in a flash with two new tech options

She can play your favorite song, turn on your lights, and even tell you a joke or two. Now, Alexa can keep you updated on what is happening in Hillsborough.

Hillsborough County is sharing its top headlines, feature tidbits, and calendar items via Alexa, Amazon's virtual voice assistant. The 2- to 3-minute daily updates can be heard on Alexa-enabled electronic devices, such as the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Spot, and Amazon Fire TV.

To listen, open your Alexa app and download the Hillsborough County News skill. Then just say: "Alexa, play Hillsborough County News." If you want to start your mornings with our news first, you can edit the order of your flash briefings under settings.

If you want something a little more visual, get the Hillsborough Television application for your AppleTV. After downloading, you can find a channel full of original content. Stay updated on local hang outs and events and get an insider's look at local government operations.

These are two ways to find quick, convenient news on your schedule. Want to discover more? Stream Hillsborough County TelevisionSubscribe to Friday 5, a weekly digest of our best headlines sent to your inbox, visit, or follow Hillsborough County on social media.


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