Carol Cain is an Emmy Award winning journalist who is Senior Producer and Host of “Michigan Matters” — the weekly show airing 11:30 am Sundays on CBS 62 that features politics, business, education and more.
She is also assisting the CBS station with its award-winning “Eye on the Future” initiative. As part of that she has written, produced and hosted prime time TV specials that have included: “Building Bridges: From The Great Lakes To The Great Wall, “Powering Michigan’s Future, “Rx for Michigan,” and “Reinventing Michigan.”
She has hosted “Michigan Matters” since its debut eight years ago. It features regular panelists Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and businesswoman Denise Ilitch. Cain has had guests from all walks including: Govs. Snyder, Granholm, Blanchard and Engler, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Bill Ford, Robert Ficano, Mark Hackel, Gov. Mitt Romney, Edsel Ford, Dr. Phil, Bob Lutz, Roger Penske, Tony Earley, Newt Gingrich, Geraldine Ferraro, and many more.
Carol is also a columnist at Detroit Free Press, covering business and politics on Sundays. A prolific writer, she pens stories and columns for CBS, Dome Magazine, the Michigan Chronicle and other publications.
She offers commentary on politics, business and community issues on local and national broadcast outlets. She is actively involved in the community and often heard or seen moderating or speaking at high profile events across the state.
Born in Detroit, she attended Detroit Public Schools, obtained her BA in Communications from Michigan State University and MBA from the University of Michigan in 1999.
Ford Motor Co.’s Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields talked about the unique roll out of the new 2015 Mustang — the sixth generation of the iconic 50-year-old pony car which took place in Dearborn and other continents — and also of helping Metro Detroiters in a far flung conversation during taping of “Michigan Matters.”
This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks to Dr. James Surrell about raising awareness of an American epidemic – our love affair with sugar and its toll on our health.
This week on Michigan Matters, with nearly 40 percent of recent graduates from Michigan’s colleges leaving the state for other places. host Carol Cain explores the topic of “brain drain.”
This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with 12 year old child prodigy Autumn de Forest whose artwork is causing an international sensation.
After winning Detroit’s hotly contested mayor’s race over Sheriff Benny Napoleon, what advice does L. Brooks Patterson, Denise Ilitch and Mark Hackel have for Mayor-elect Mike Duggan?
With the debates now over – what will the final hours of this historic Detroit Mayoral election between Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon bring? And why are Governor Rick Snyder and EM Kevyn Orr paying [...]
With the clock ticking down to the Nov. 5 election, mayoral candidates Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon met in their second forum at the Detroit Economic Club where they talked of crime, Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr and moving into Manoogian Mansion.
By Carol Cain CBS 62 Detroit “I have done more in one day as a police officer in this city than he’s done in his lifetime…,” Benny Napoleon referring to opponent Mike Duggan. “This is [...]
On this weeks Michigan Matters what does L. Brooks Patterson have to say about Kwame Kilpatrick getting 28 year sentence for wrongdoing in office? And what is the biggest issue in the mayor’s race between Mike [...]
Got a question for Sheriff Benny Napoleon and/or former Detroit Medical Center CEO Mike Duggan? Yours could be chosen for the Detroit mayoral debate, which is airing Oct. 20 on CBS 62 and WWJ 950.