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Guest Name
Carol Cain
Guest Occupation
Journalist, Producer, Broadcaster, Wrier, Columnist, Host, Editor, Reporter
Guest Biography

Carol Cain is an Emmy Award winning journalist who is Senior Producer and Host of "Michigan Matters" -- the weekly TV show airing 11 a.m. Saturdays on WWJ-TV CBS Detroit that features politics, business, and more.

She is also a columnist at Detroit Free Press, writing about business and politics on Sundays.

Ms. Cain is assisting the CBS TV station with its award-winning "Eye on the Future" community effort in addressing issues vital to our future.

As part of that, she has produced and hosted its award-winning prime time TV specials that have included: “Building Bridges: From The Great Lakes To The Great Wall" on globalization; “Powering Michigan’s Future” on alternative energy, and “Rx For Michigan” on medical device, health care and tourism in the state. Other specials are planned.

She has hosted “Michigan Matters" since its debut five years ago. Among the many guests Ms. Cain has interviewed: Gov. Jennifer Granholm, GOP Michigan Chairman Ron Weiser, Michigan Democratic Chair Mark Brewer, Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano, Al Taubman, Gov. Mitt Romney, Gov. Howard Dean, Sen. John McCain, Geraldine Ferraro, Mayor Dave Bing, Macomb County Chair Paul Gieleghem, DPS Robert Robb, China’s Ambassador to the U.S., University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Dr. Phil, and Cong. John Dingell.

Ms. Cain is also heard on local and national radio and television shows offering her commentary on politics, business and community issues.

She previously served as the Detroit Free Press’ Assistant Business Editor and as Assistant National Editor. Before that, she was Business Editor of Toledo Blade, a nationally syndicated business columnist at The Detroit News.

She began as a reporter and editor at United Press International where she covered business, sports, autos and politics.
Ms. Cain is actively involved in the community and invited by community organizations to be involved with their events. She is also sought after as a speaker and has moderated many events.

Born in Detroit, she attended Detroit Public Schools. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Michigan State University