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.
This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain goes on location at the Michigan Political Leadership Program’s annual dinner.
Former Detroit Pistons star Dennis Rodman may have been the man on the basketball court, but in the court of diplomacy – he gets an “F” from former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson.
Denise Ilitch waved a cautionary flag about the commercialization of UM athletics.
Scott Benson had been a small business owner, served in the military and worked for a community organization in Detroit.
Increasing the wage would help workers and the economy, said Atkinson.The Raise Michigan coalition is working to raise it to $9.50 an hour.
Juanita Moore would love a few minutes with Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr .
WGPR-TV62 was the first black-owned TV station in the nation, started by the late attorney and minister William Banks in 1975, on East Jefferson in Detroit.
China, with 1.3 billion people and the most populous nation on the planet, is also Amway’s largest market.
It’s game on for Rick Snyder and Mark Schauer in the 2014 gubernatorial contest.
Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm will take on a pivotal role in the next presidential race.