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Carol Cain

Senior Producer and Host, CBS 62 Michigan Matters; Columnist, Detroit Free Press

Carol Cain is the 12-time Emmy Award winning senior producer and host of Michigan Matters on CBS 62. Cain started the show 15 years ago and has featured interviews with the captains of industries from business, politics, and sports all across the globe. She interviewed President Donald Trump and Vice President Joe Biden during the 2020 Election and hosted a national digital debate with President Barack Obama and Republican Gov. Mitt Romney for CBS in the 2012 race. Carol also hosts and produces CBS 62’s Eye on The Future.

She began her career in print journalism as state editor at United Press International and served as business editor for the Toledo Blade. She was also a nationally syndicated columnist at The Detroit News and writes an award-willing Sunday column for the Detroit Free Press. Cain previously served as editor of the national, international, and business desks at the Detroit Free Press. Born in Detroit, she attended Detroit Public Schools, and has degrees from Michigan State University and an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.