Michigan Matters: Overcoming the Odds Amid Life Altering CircumstancesA special “Michigan Matters” episode airing this Sunday (7:30 am on CBS 62) highlights the power of the human spirit and overcoming long odds as Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain talks with Concordia University Football Coach Roscoe Cummings and Motivational Speaker Raun Kaufman.
Michigan Matters: Civility & Politics?Susy Avery, Co-Director of MSU’s Michigan Political Leadership Program, Randy Richardville, political strategist, and Peter Bhatia, Editor and Vice President of Detroit Free Press, appear on CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” this Sunday (7:30 am) to talk about civility and politics, social justice, media and more on a fast paced show.
Michigan Matters: Online Sports Betting, Gambling Takes State by StormSenior Producer/Host Carol Cain talks with Richard Kalm, Executive Director of the Michigan Gaming Control Board, about legalized online sports betting and gambling which is new to our state; Matt Schoch, a journalist who covers the industry for PlayMichigan, and Elisa Richardson, spokeswoman for BetMGM.
Michigan Matters: Critical time for Canada & Michigan; Plus, Wither Pipeline 5?The vital relationship between Michigan and Canada is discussed as former Michigan Governor and U.S. Ambassador to Canada James Blanchard and Joseph Comartin, Canadian Consul General , appear with CBS 62’s Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain, to discuss a host of topics including the pandemic, update on the Gordie Howe Bridge, and Enbridge’s aging Pipeline 5.
Michigan Matters: NFL Official Sarah Thomas On Super Bowl, Flint’s Claressa Shields On Dominating Women’s BoxingOn CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” this Sunday at 7:30 am as NFL Official Sarah Thomas, the first female to ref in the league and the Super Bowl, and Flint’s Claressa Shields, who has won two Olympic Gold Medals in Women’s Boxing and also holds three world Titles.
Michigan Matters: Celebrating First Lady Betty Ford & Bavarian Inn’s Dorothy ZehnderAs Women’s History Month continues, it’s a “Michigan Matters” celebration of two dynamic leaders from Michigan -- former First Lady Betty Ford and Dorothy Zehnder, the 99-years-young restaurant owner from Frankenmuth.
Michigan Matters: Fighting Covid-19, J & J’s CEO talks about their new vaccine, HFHS's COO shares insights on TelemedicineJ & J Chairman/CEO Alex Gorsky, who hails from Michigan, talks exclusively with Senior Producer/Host Carol Cain about the vaccine, the effort that went into it and what’s ahead in the battle against this 100-year pandemic.
Michigan Matters: Fighting for Inclusion, Detroit's Place in Civil Rights HistoryAs Black History Month continues, Rabbi Richard Hirsch, Dr. Ora Hirsch Pescocitz, President of Oakland University, Neil A. Barclay, President & CEO of Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, and Jamon Jordan, Historian and Educator at Black Scroll Network History & Tours, appear on CBS 62’s Michigan Matters to discuss Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, the Civil Rights movement and more.
Michigan Matters: The Mayors Weigh In!As the pandemic nears its one year anniversary since reaching Michigan, its toll has been significant as four leaders – Westland Mayor William R. Wild, Pontiac Mayor Deirdre Waterman, Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett, and Warren Mayor James R. Fouts talked about on CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters.”
Michigan Matters: Corporate Inclusion, Detroit’s History and Celebrating a Media Pioneer Who Left Too SoonA look at The Valuable 500- a global initiative to help the disabled as DTE’s CEO explains why they are involved. Black History Month continues, and leaders of WGPR-TV Historical Society talk about the first black-owned station being designated a national historic location.
Michigan Matters: NFL Greats Giving Back to Motor CityAs Super Bowl 55 kicks off this Sunday on CBS, three former NFL stars -- -- Reggie McKenzie, Lomas Brown and Herman Moore -- appear on “Michigan Matters” 7:30 a.m. Sunday on CBS 62 to talk how they are helping young people through their respective foundations.
Michigan Matters: Film Incentives, Recreational Marijuana, Movie TheatresOn this week's Michigan Matters, bringing back film incentives, an update on recreational marijuana sales and movie theatres during this pandemic, with three guests at the forefront of these topics
Michigan Matters: Biden’s Inauguration, Trump’s Departure, Kilpatrick’s ReleaseFour regional leaders discuss a hectic and historic week which saw the departure of Donald Trump, the inauguration of Joe Biden as President, and release of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick from jail thanks to Trump who commuted his sentence on his way out the door.
Michigan Matters: Washington Insurrection, Presidential Impeachment, Inauguration, Flint Water ChargesCongresswoman Haley Stevens, Oakland County Republican Party Chairman Rocky Raczkowski, Rod Albert of the Detroit Auto Dealers Association, and Peter Bhatia, Editor/Vice President of Detroit Free Press/Freep.com appear with Carol Cain, Senior Producer/Host of CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” to talk about these issues and more.
Michigan Matters: Gauging 2021 Amid Turbulent StartFour influential leaders -- Oakland University President Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, Richard DeVore, PNC Regional President for Detroit and Southeast Michigan, Joseph J. Richardson Jr., President/CEO of AAA:The Auto Club Group and Dave Lorenz, Vice President of Travel Michigan at MEDC -- appear on CBS 62’s Michigan Matters this Sunday (at its new time -- 7:30 am) to talk about what ahead in 2021.