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.
L. Brooks Patterson, George Zimmermann and Larry Alexander join host Carol Cain on CBS 62′s “Michigan Matters” this Sunday as the conversation centers on tourism and big time regional events.
This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain takes an in depth look at healthcare and the Affordable Care Act.
The measure has its share of fans and critics across Michigan as detailed in the CBS 62 “Eye on the Future” prime time TV special “The Health Care Act and You,” which airs 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Find out more when “The Health Care Act and You” a 30-minute prime time TV special looking into this historic reform airs at 6:30 p.m. this Sunday on WWJ-TV CBS 62, just before “60 Minutes.”
Michigan Matters Host Carol Cain looks at healthcare and the Affordable Care Act with Gene Michalski, Wm. Beaumont Hospital CEO. Then the Roundtable of Business Executive Denise Ilitch, Detroit Economic Club CEO Beth Chappell, and Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel continue the healthcare conversation.
What does Detroit Major Dave Bing really think about EM Kevyn Orr? Does he trust Gov. Snyder and Lansing? Find out on “Michigan Matters” this Sunday.
This week on Michigan Matters, UAW President Bob King has been in the eye of the storm over Detroit’s bankruptcy as he joins with other union leaders to try and keep retired city employee pensions intact.
This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain invites Judge Greg Mathis to the interview set and the roundtable for a lively discussion on Detroit’s bankruptcy issues. Business Executive Denise Ilitch and John Truscott of Truscott/Rossman Public Relations join in the conversation.
Will Detroit’s Bankruptcy Cost The Suburbs? Hackel, Patterson Plan Big Apple Trip To Counter Fallout
L. Brooks Patterson said he and Mark Hackel plan a trip to New York City to visit the bond rating houses to retain their county’s Triple A ratings.
This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain discusses the business behind executing large scale events like the recent July 4th fireworks, the Thanksgiving Day Parade, and the North American International Auto Show.