Talent

Karen Carter<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-904509" src="https://cbsdetroit.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/karenenviron7-12-17-final.jpeg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="200" />CBS 62's Chief Forecaster Karen Carter caught the TV “bug” at a young age and grew up wanting to become a broadcaster where she grew up in the Detroit area. Prior to joining the First Forecast team, Carter worked as a weekend weather anchor at WLNS in Lansing, a reporter at PBS/WCMU in Mount Pleasant and behind the scenes as a production assistant at WXYZ in Detroit.  Aside from her work in television, Karen also traveled the country as a product specialist for a Detroit based luxury car manufacturer. She is also a proud graduate of Central Michigan University and is always cheering on the Chippewas. Karen is active in her community and is involved with the non-profit PB&J Outreach, an organization that feeds the homeless and hungry in the Detroit area.  In her free time, she enjoys traveling, painting, cooking and spending time with her husband, family and friends. Karen is the anchor for First Forecast reports from 5pm through 11pm and in CBS This Morning. <strong>Visit the <a href="https://detroit.cbslocal.com/social/">Connect with Us</a> page for links to CBS Radio and Television staff social network accounts and more!</strong>
April Moss<img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-904508" src="https://cbsdetroit.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/aprilheadshotfinal17.jpeg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="201" />April Moss joined the CBS 62 First Forecast weather and traffic team in April 2012. A Maryland native, April discovered her true love for broadcasting while interning at the NBC affiliate, WBAL-TV 11 in Baltimore. A graduate of Central Michigan University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science, she worked in various on-air positions for News Central 34 in Mt. Pleasant. April cheered on the Chippewas as a member of the coed cheer team for football and basketball.  She resides in Macomb County with her husband and four boys.  When she isn’t working, she spends most of her free time with family and volunteering at her church. Her interests include traveling, writing, blogging, decorating, cooking and planning events for family and friends. You can see April on the First Forecast weather team on weekends.
Carol Cain[caption id="attachment_942369" align="alignleft" width="300"]<img class="size-medium wp-image-942369" src="https://cbsdetroit.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/final-carolcain_crop5b25d.jpg?w=300" alt="" width="300" height="200" /> (credit: CBS 62)[/caption] Carol Cain is the nine-time Emmy Award Winning Senior Producer/ Host of “<a href="https://detroit.cbslocal.com/category/michigan-matters/">Michigan Matters</a>” — 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. <strong>Visit the <a href="https://detroit.cbslocal.com/social/">Connect with Us</a> page for links to our social network accounts and more!</strong>
Matt Yurus<img class="size-full wp-image-972627 alignleft" src="https://cbsdetroit.files.wordpress.com/2018/08/matt-yuris_cbsdfw.jpg" alt="" width="420" height="237" />Matt Yurus is a digital anchor based in Dallas/Fort Worth, telling stories for CBS’ local news stations’ websites across the country. After receiving his Master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, he got his start at WUSA9, the CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C. There he worked as a field producer, MMJ and reporter. Matt is a lawyer turned newsman. He earned his law degree from George Mason University, passed the New York Bar Exam, and began his career as a legal fellow for a U.S. senator on Capitol Hill. When he is not telling stories, Matt enjoys reading non-fiction, exercising, window shopping, watching baseball and can be found doing anything that involves water — swimming, skiing, fishing or boating. He’ll save the rest for when he meets you!