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

"KALAMAZOO, MI - The suspect in the June 2016 fatal bicycle crash has asked an appeals court to consider reversing second-degree murder charges against him. Charles Pickett Jr.'s attorney on Thursday, April 20, filed an application in Kalamazoo County Circuit Court asking the Michigan Court of Appeals to consider reversing a judge's March decision denying a motion to quash Pickett's bind over for trial on second-degree murder charges." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- The June 2016 crash in which a pickup driver, allegedly driving drugged, crashed into a group of nine bicyclists, killing five of them, could have been prevented with better 911 dispatch communication, the National Transportation Safety Board has ruled." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

Kathy Willens / AP Photo

Actor Scott Turner Schofield says we live in a society that's in transition when it comes to different ways to express gender. The traditional, binary, male-female paradigm doesn't work for everyone. Schofield will take about the issue during this year's "Respecting Differences" event in Kalamazoo on Wednesday, April 12.


"KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Western Michigan University Board of Trustees has interviewed three candidates for the school's next president recommended by a search committee, the university reports. The 22-member Presidential Search Advisory Committee spent two days in late March conducting airport interviews with nine candidates selected from the 78 people in the candidate pool, the university said." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

Ed Kolenovsky / AP Photo

Former space shuttle astronaut Mae Jemison brought her campaign to improve science literacy to Kalamazoo Thursday night. Jemison was the keynote speaker at the Kalamazoo Community Foundation’s annual meeting.

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