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)     Phone: (269) 387 5717


2:45 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

U of M Athletic Director Resigns

Jim Hackett has been appointed as the university's interim AD.
ANN ARBOR -- The Dave Brandon era is officially over at Michigan. With public criticism, controversy and constant protests swirling around Ann Arbor, Michigan president Mark Schlissel announced Friday afternoon that Brandon -- who formally became Michigan's athletic director in 2010 -- has agreed to resign from his post effective immediately.
2:38 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Kalamazoo Senate Race a Three-Way Contest

The three 20th District State Senate contenders speak at a candidate forum
Credit WMUK

On November 4, voters in the State Senate district that covers Kalamazoo County face something very unusual: there are more than two names on the ballot. For the first time a Libertarian Party candidate has joined the Democrat and the Republican in the race for the 20th Senate District seat.

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3:21 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Former Vicksburg Manager Escapes Jail Time

Crawford was ordered to pay more than $13,000 is restitution following his conviction on embezzlement charges.
KALAMAZOO, MI - Standing with his attorney Monday morning, former Vicksburg village manager Matthew Crawford said he was sorry for stealing money from the village and told a Kalamazoo County judge that he "never intentionally did anything to harm the community."
1:55 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

All of Portage in New Transit District

The new authority will eventually assume operation of Metro Transit busses in the county.
PORTAGE, MI - Portage wants to be a part of a new regional public transit system that will take place in the next couple of years. The Portage City Council voted 7-0 Tuesday to "opt in" the entire city in the boundaries of the Central County Transportation Authority created by the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners on Aug.
12:37 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

Michigan's High Black Incarceration Costs

Some officials say the state can't afford the "pipeline" that sends so many black and Latino men and boys to prison, and for much longer sentences than whites get.
Posted to on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 INTRO: Black and Latino boys and men are facing more challenges than other folks. That's their problem and their fault... you might say if you're white or Asian. But Michigan Now's Chris McCarus is finding a variety of people seeking justice for men of color.