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.
This week on Michigan Matters, Detroit PAL has been helping thousands of children playing in sports leagues across our region for years but things have been changing for the organization.
Carol Cain talks with Jeanette Abraham, President & CEO of JMA Logistics, and Linda Linda Ware, Supplier Diversity Manager at General Motors, about their efforts to encourage more African Americans to become auto suppliers.
This week on Michigan Matters, Carol Cain and the crew travel to the Detroit Athletic Club for another edition of the Michigan Chronicle’s Pancakes and Politics Breakfast Forum.
The crew got off to another red-hot year in 2013 including NAIAS, The Big Four leaders forum, Pancakes & Politics with Gov. Snyder, Detroit’s Archbishop Vigneron. There’s a lot to be said and headlines still to be made in 2013.
This week on Michigan Matters, the all-star roundtable discusses Gov. Rick Snyder’s outlined budget to raise taxes to fix Michigan’s crumbling roads and the effort to build a second bridge from Detroit to Canada and tackle the tough question of our nation’s safety in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.
As China leapfrogs over Germany for third place among countries where Michigan products are exported to, the effort to build two-way bridges between the huge Asian nation and the Great Lakes State continues to flourish.
It was reading about a teenage girl in Detroit who feared for her safety on the walk to school that inspired Bill Pulte.
The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy will introduce a baby journal in Michigan aimed at new moms that will be given at hospitals called “Love, Read, Learn.”
Just as the General Motors, Ford and the city of Detroit has been forced to go through major changes as the economy and market place has changed, so too the Archdiocese of Detroit.
This week on Michigan Matters, with Pope Francis’ recent election, many wondered if his appointment might inspire change in the church. Host Carol Cain will sits down with Archbishop Allen Vigneron from the Archdiocese of [...]