Hear Your News on the Go With Newsbeat

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – You probably use Pandora to find new music. Now there’s a similar way to find the news you need when you’re on the go.

It’s called Newsbeat, and it is a new app by Tribune Digital Ventures that will allow you to hear news reports right from your phone.

What exactly is Newsbeat?

  • Newsbeat is a mobile app that provides a Pandora-like news experience – audio streams of the day`s news.

When would I use newsbeat?

  • Newsbeat is hands free, eyes free. Just sit back and listen. You can listen to it on your commute to work, on the treadmill or during your morning jog. Punch in your home and work addresses and it prioritizes the stories you need to know based on your expected commute time.

What kind of stories will I hear on Newsbeat?

  • Newsbeat offers an infinite playlist of stories every day.   It pulls 7000 stories a day from hundreds of newspapers and online publications including from WGNO.

How do I get Newsbeat?

  • It’s free for iOS and Android!


*Tribune owns WGNO