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, 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.
With the holidays here, it’s a perfect time to take stock of how we’re doing – health wise.
This week on Michigan Matters, Grand Valley State University President Thomas Haas stops by to tell Host Carol Cain about the college’s expansion plans for Metro Detroit.