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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