Andrew Robins

News Director

Andy Robins has been WMUK's News Director since 1998 and a broadcast journalist for over 24 years. He joined WMUK's staff in 1985. Under his direction, WMUK has received numerous awards for news reporting.

Email: andrew.robins (at)     Phone: (269) 387 5717

"The FireKeepers Local Revenue Sharing Board has made $200,000 in grants to 27 groups using slot-machine proceeds from the Emmett Township casino. The grants were approved by the six-person board - which is made up of county board Chairman Derek King, Tribal Council Chairman Jamie Stuck, Marshall Mayor Jack Reed, Emmett Township Supervisor Tim Hill, Athens Township representative Greg Moore and Battle Creek City Manager Rebecca Fleury - during a meeting last week." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"GULL LAKE, MI--Hundreds of big, mature wild lake trout are being emptied into Gull Lake this week now that they have done their work-- providing the young fish used in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's fish stocking program." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

Associated Press / AP

According to legend, actor and director Orson Welles scared more than just the pants off an anxious nation with his famous 1938  War of the Worlds radio broadcast. But a Michigan historian and author says the myth that the show led to The Night That Panicked America, as a later TV movie called it, is just that: a myth. 

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- A Kalamazoo man is suing Kalamazoo County and treasurer Mary Balkema for housing discrimination. Willie Caper is a blind African-American man who resided at 603 Ada St. in Kalamazoo. He claims he was discriminated against under the Fair Housing Act and filed a lawsuit in U.S." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"At least three prominent Michigan Republicans are calling on GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump to withdraw from the race. That includes Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, who previously endorsed Trump, and U.S. Reps. Fred Upton and Justin Amash." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)