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 officials have selected a pair of contractors to conduct two high profile studies of the Enbridge Line 5 oil pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac. Dynamic Risk Assessment Systems of Calgary, Canada and the American division of Norway-based Det Norske Veritas won bids for the independent studies, which are expected to be finished next summer." (MLive)

"The country's top law enforcement official offered to help Michigan authorities following a deadly shooting at a southwest Michigan courthouse. "As we gather here this morning, I know that we're all thinking of the two bailiffs who were killed and the sheriff's deputy who was wounded in a shooting at a courthouse in Michigan yesterday..." (MLive)

"Two bailiffs were killed and a deputy sheriff was wounded in a shooting this afternoon at a courthouse in southwestern Michigan, according to Berrien County Sheriff L. Paul Bailey. The suspected gunman was shot and killed. Multiple civilians were also wounded, and are in stable condition, as is the deputy sheriff." (NPR)

"In June, a modern original Viking longboat and a 170-foot Spanish Galleon replica entered the Gulf of St. Lawrence en route to a summer of sailing on the five Great Lakes. Along the way, American and Canadian onlookers on both sides of the international border thronged the St. Lawrence River..." (MLive)

"LANSING, MI - Another summer of noisy at-home fireworks has rekindled the long-simmering argument over whether Michigan's consumer-grade fireworks law should be repealed. Signed in 2011 by Gov. Rick Snyder, the fireworks law expanded fireworks sales from ground-based sparklers, noisemakers and the like to include a wider range, such as bottle rockets and Roman candles." (MLive)

Pages