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 -- All Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety Officers are expected to be wearing a body camera by February. After field testing nine different models during the last two years, the department will purchase 170 body cameras for its officers. Eighty cameras are already being used on the streets, and the rest are on back order." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI-- Poet and Kalamazoo College professor Conrad Hilberry died in Kalamazoo Wednesday, Jan. 11 from complications of cancer and pneumonia, the college confirmed Thursday morning. He was 88. Hilberry came to Kalamazoo College in 1962, where he taught poetry, literature and writing until his retirement in 1998, according to the college website." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"It started with high school recruits and now it's an offensive coordinator. New Minnesota football coach P.J. Fleck has tapped Western Michigan's Kirk Ciarrocca as his new offensive coordinator at Minnesota, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Wednesday morning." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- Democrats on the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners reaffirmed their commitment to progressive voters in the wake of Republican Chair Dale Shugars' rise to leadership. A statement from the Democratic Caucus was sent in an email Wednesday to the Kalamazoo Gazette by Commissioner Kevin Wordelman and is also attributed to Commissioners Tracy Hall, Michael Seals, Julie Rogers and Michael Quinn." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- One person has died after an overnight fire at a high-rise senior apartment complex on Crosstown Parkway, public safety officials say. Firefighters rescued the resident from a seventh-floor balcony, but she died later at Bronson hospital. Residents at Crosstown Parkway Senior Community Apartments were taken to the Kalamazoo YMCA to keep warm." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

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