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

Andrew Robins / WMUK

A plan to commemorate Abraham Lincoln's only visit to Michigan kicks into high gear in Kalamazoo in 2019. Supporters have been working on the Kalamazoo Abraham Lincoln Project since 2011.


Greyson Steele / WMUK

Sixth Congressional District

The lead changed frequently through the evening. But in the end, long-time Republican Congressman Fred Upton won a new term in the House. Unofficial returns Tuesday showed Upton leading Democratic challenger Matt Longjohn 50-to-46 percent in the district that covers most of southwest Michigan. Upton gave his victory speech to supporters in Saint Joseph.

Voting sign outside polling place - file photo by Andrew Robins, WMUK
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Orson Welles's radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds has become a Halloween staple along with trick-or-treating. The Great Escape Stage Company will recreate the CBS Radio show Tuesday, October 30, and Wednesday, October 31, in Marshall to mark its 80th anniversary.


Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

The race in the 20th State Senate District that covers Kalamazoo County is a rematch. Republican incumbent Maragret O'Brien of Portage again faces Democrat Sean McCann of Kalamazoo and Libertarian Lorence Wenke of Gull Lake. O'Brien emerged as the winner of the 2014 election by only 60 votes. Democrats hope it will go their way this time.


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