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) wmich.edu     Phone: (269) 387 5717

"LANSING, MI - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation into law today designed to give residents a warning in case of a mass shooting or another public safety threat. 'Leveraging current technology to quickly warn Michiganders of imminent threats will be valuable for preventing greater harm during dangerous incidents and senseless acts of violence,' Snyder said." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette

Kristina Mollenhauer

Retired educator Erik Mollenhauer says we face an "extinction of experience." Sitting indoors all day, online and playing with our mobile phones, Mollenhauer says we're losing a critical connection to the natural world. He'll speak about the issue in South Haven on Tuesday, June 28.


"LANSING, MI - A story dated June 20 alleging that Michigan residents"lost their 'right to farm" this week thanks to a new ruling by the Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development" is as untrue today as it was two years ago, the fact-checking Snopes.com reported Wednesday." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI - The suspect in the June 7 crash that killed five bicyclists and injured four others faces new charges of operating while intoxicated. Charles Pickett Jr. five charges of operating while intoxicated causing death, on top of five charges of second degree murder." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"A missile defense site at Fort Custer would require clearing hundreds of acres but would not affect any threatened or endangered species, a study has concluded. The Missile Defense Agency is studying sites for ground-based non-nuclear interceptors, although the Department of Defense has not decided to construct a site and Congress has not authorized any money for new sites." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

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