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

"WASHINGTON -- President-elect Donald Trump returns to Michigan on Friday with an event set in Grand Rapids. Making his first visit back to the state after scoring a stunning victory over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, Trump will hold a 7 p.m. rally at the 7,000-seat DeltaPlex Arena in west Michigan." (Detroit Free Press)

"U.S. Rep. Justin Amash continued his Twitter criticism of President-elect Donald Trump in the the last week, suggesting Trump overstepped in his campaign to convince the heating and air conditioning company Carrier Corp. to keep 1,000 jobs in Indianapolis. 'Not the president(-elect)'s job. We live in a constitutional republic, not an autocracy.'" (Detroit News)

"LANSING - Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft will be regulated by the state, just like taxis and limousines, under legislation passed by the state Senate on Thursday. Currently, the ride-sharing services generally reach an agreement on regulations with the communities where they operate." (Detroit Free Press)

"PORTAGE, MI - Portage Public Schools will pay an assistant principal's legal fees up to $200,000 after he was acquitted of sexual assault. The school board has unanimously approved paying legal fees that West Middle School assistant principal Kevin Doerfler incurred defending himself against a charge of second-degree criminal sexual conduct." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"ALLEGAN, MI -- The chief of the Allegan District Fire Department will stand trial on child porn charges. Matthew Donald Gilliles, 34, waived a preliminary hearing in Allegan County District Court Wednesday and was bound over to circuit court, according to court staff. Gillies was arraigned Nov." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

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