Carol Cain is the nine-time Emmy Award Winning Senior Producer/ Host of “Michigan Matters” — the weekly show airing 11:30 a.m. Sundays on CBS 62 focusing on politics, business, education and more. Carol has hosted “Michigan Matters” since its debut. It features high profile guests as well as weekly panelists. Carol has interviewed Govs Rick Snyder, Jeb Bush, GM CEO Mary Barra, Hank Aaron, Bill Ford, Dan Gilbert, the Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. to name a few of the hundreds of high profile leaders she’s talked to. She also is assisting the CBS station with its Peabody-nominated “Eye on the Future” effort which includes TV specials addressing important community issues.
Carol also is an award-winning columnist at Detroit Free Press, writing about business, politics and more. A prolific writer, she also pens stories and columns for CBS, Dome Magazine and others. She conducted an exclusive online digital debate between President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in 2012 as part of the presidential contest which ran on CBS websites nationwide.
She has served as national editor, political editor, business editor and columnist at Detroit Free Press, business editor at Toledo Blade, business reporter and nationally-syndicated columnist at The Detroit News, and reporter and editor at United Press International.
Born in Detroit, she attended DPS and obtained a BA in Communications from Michigan State University, and MBA from UM’s Ross School of Business.
Carol has received numerous awards for her work from the NAACP, NAWBO, Inforum, the Greater Detroit Chinese Association, the Michigan Muslim Community Council, the League of Women Voters, Niagara Foundation, Detroit Chinese Business Association, and others.
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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 Detroit to find out just that. Then the roundtable of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Kelly Rossman McKinney and […]
This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain brings you highlights from Thursday’s Michigan Chronicle Pancakes and Politics breakfast forum at the Detroit Athletic Center. Gov. Rick Snyder was on the hot seat in front of a sold out crowd of movers and shakers to talk Right to Work, the Detroit Emergency Financial Manager, job […]
Michael Finney appears on “Michigan Matters” this Sunday at 11:30 a.m. on CBS 62 to talk about the state’s improving jobs picture and how MEDC is helping companies and communities retool for the 21st century knowledge economy.
The city of Detroit is in the headlines again as former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is led off to jail…
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Learn more about and purchase your tickets for this season’s Pancakes and Politics.
With Detroit’s fiscal woes simmering and threat of an Emergency Manager looming, Mayor Dave Bing said he wishes the local media would stop focusing all of its attention on the negative and show the Motor City some love.
On “Michigan Matters” this Sunday, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, facing the biggest crisis in the Motor City’s recent history, talks with host Carol Cain.
This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain talks to Michigan Treasurer Andy Dillon about Detroit’s fiscal crisis.
With the Motor City’s fiscal crisis hitting the boiling point and all signs pointing to the naming of an Emergency Manager what’s needed is a game changer with skillset similar to Ford Motor Co.’s CEO Alan Mulally.
Michigan Matters CBS 62 crew traveled to Cobo to talk to Detroit’s movers and shakers. Learn more about what these leaders had to say on a variety of topics.
You can hear what Schostak also had to say about Brewer’s effectiveness as chairman, and what Brewer had to say about Schostak. Watch Michigan Matters 11:30 a.m. Sunday on CBS 62.
Bill Pickard, CEO of Bearwood Management (Global Auto Alliance and MGM Grand), joins host Carol Cain to discuss entrepreneurship and African Americans in business.
Amway – which started as “American Way” – defied the odds and grown each year. The company is owned by the two families — among the wealthiest in Michigan.
Actress Erin Cummings’ love affair with the Motor City began when she moved here to film a TV show and continues on with an organization she launched called Mittens For Detroit to collect gloves for those in need.
Texas-born actress Erin Cummings stops by the studio to tell host Carol Cain about her love of Detroit and her charity work for the city.
Find out what Roger Penske, Bob Lutz, Bob King, Mark Reuss, Mark Fields, Gov. Rick Snyder, Danny Glover and other notables think about the road ahead for the Motor City in a special “Michigan Matters.” from the Auto Show.
On money woes – specifically the Motor City’s fiscal crisis — Patterson said Detroit needed an emergency financial manager to start, “kicking ass and taking names” to get its house in order.
This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, Oakland County Executive Brooks Patterson, Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, and Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel talk about cars, stars, and what 2013 looks like for the Metro Detroit.
For Michigan residents, the state of the local economy and the needs of an aging population are cause for concern.
Find out what the “Big Four” political leaders have to say as they take to the stage at the Detroit Economic Club luncheon Thurs, Jan. 17 during the North American International Auto Show.
“We certainly need to improve dramatically from this year and our entire team–front office, coaches and players–is focused on that,” Lewand said. His interview will air at 11:30 a.m. Sunday on CBS 62.
Before the New Year begins, take some time to re-visit the hottest issues to strike Michigan in 2012.
Michigan went from being home of the UAW and stronghold of the labor movement to becoming the 24th state in the union to adopt Right to Work legislation. This week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with one of the architects of the campaign.
Roey Gilad, Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest, and Osama Siblani, publisher of The Arab American News, will tape “Michigan Matters” this week to talk about issues simmering in the Middle East.
This week on Michigan Matters, Host Carol Cain talks to Detroit Medical Center CEO Mike Duggan about re-building the once floundering hospital system and his plans to run for Mayor of Detroit.