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

Andy Robins / WMUK

On Tuesday, November 7, voters in Battle Creek will pick all nine members of the City Commission. They will elect someone to represent each of the city's five wards as well as four at-large commissioners.


Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

On November 7, voters in the City of Kalamazoo will elect a mayor and three city commissioners. On Wednesday, October 11, WMUK invited the candidates to speak at a public forum in Western Michigan University's Sangren Hall. The forum moderated by WMUK's Gordon Evans was co-sponsored by WMU's Institute of Government and Politics.


Andy Robins / WMUK

On November 7, voters in the City of Portage will select a new mayor and fill three seats on the City Council. WMUK invited the candidates to speak at a public forum at the Portage District Library on Wednesday, October 4, in cooperation with the Institute for Government and Politics at Western Michigan University's Department of Political Science.


Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Western Michigan University President Edward Montgomery delivered his first “State of the University” address on Friday, October 6. During the university’s annual Fall Academic Convocation.


Dinesh Ramde / AP Photo

These days, the meat and dairy products on your table probably came from a densely packed "factory farm." But former Kalamazoo City commissioner Nicolette Hahn Niman says it wasn't always so.


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