An Emmy Award winning journalist, Carol Cain is also the senior producer and host of “Michigan Matters” 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.
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