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Carol Cain

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

Carol Cain is the 13-time Emmy Award-winning senior producer and host of Michigan Matters on CBS 62. The show focuses on politics, business, education, sports, and community issues. She has interviewed the global captains of business and political industries, including President Donald Trump and Vice President Joe Biden, during the 2020 Election and hosted a national digital debate with President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney for CBS in 2012.

Cain 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.

Cain has received numerous awards for her work and steadfast focus on diversity from the National Association of Women Business Owners, Inforum, the Greater Detroit Chinese Association, the Michigan Muslim Community Council, Niagara Foundation, the Detroit Chinese Business Association, and the Michigan Business and Professional Association.

Cain has degrees from Michigan State University and an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.