Edward Cardenas

(credit: George Fox/CBS Detroit)

(credit: George Fox/CBS Detroit)

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Edward Cardenas is a communicator who has worked on both sides of the notebook throughout Metro Detroit. Edward joined The Detroit News after graduating from Grand Valley State University. At The News he covered a variety of stories including high-profile court cases, environmental issues affecting Lake St. Clair, major sporting events including the Super Bowl and military stories from Selfridge Air National Guard Base – including a supersonic flight on an F-16.

Edward left the news and worked on the opposite side of the notebook by working as communications director for Congresswoman Candice Miller and press secretary for Detroit Mayor Dave Bing.

He returned to the writing side of journalism to help launch the hyper-local Patch network in Michigan. Edward was the founding editor for St. Clair Shores Patch and covered a variety of local, regional and national stories including the final space shuttle launch where he provided localized stories for Patch sites nationwide.

Edward joined WWJ Newsradio 950 and CBS Detroit in 2014, where he covers technology, development and new economy stories.

In his free time, Edward enjoys spending time with his family, taking in Detroit Tigers games and trying to put in a few miles of running when his schedule permits.

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Students from five Metro Detroit middle schools took part in a hackathon Friday at the Ford STEAM lab in Detroit. (By Edward Cardenas)

Students Compete To Build The Best Middle School App At Hackathon (Video)

Students from five Metro Detroit middle schools took part in a hackathon Friday at the Ford STEAM lab in Detroit.

03/27/2015

Central Kitchen + Bar announced it will be opening the First National Building this summer. (Source: Central Kitchen).

Central Kitchen + Bar American Gastropub Coming To Downtown Detroit

Entrepreneurs Dennis Archer, Jr. and Christopher Brochert announced they will be opening a new restaurant in the First National Building in Detroit.

03/27/2015

Georgia v Michigan State

Follow March Madness Through Apps, Social Media

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is in the midst of the Sweet 16 rounds. Fans who can’t catch the games on television, can use a variety of apps to follow the action.

03/27/2015

The Ohio National Guard F-16s conducted training exercise over Metro Detroit Friday. (Source 180th Fighter Wing Facebook Page).

Air National Guard Training Over Metro Detroit

The sound of low-flying jets could be heard around Metro Detroit Friday as the Air National Guard conducted a training mission.

03/27/2015

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly is seen inside a Soyuz simulator at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (GCTC), Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2105 in Star City, Russia.
Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

Out Of This World: Astronaut To Spend A Year In Space

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly will begin his journey to International Space Station – and a one-year mission in space – Friday.

03/26/2015

Gentoo Penguins

Voting Coming To A Close In The Detroit Zoo Penguin Art Contest

Art work by 10 Metro Detroit students have been selected as finalists in the Comerica Bank and Detroit Zoo Penging

03/26/2015

Periscope, which is owned by Twitter, launched Thursday and allows users to broadcast live from their smart phone. (Source: Twitter)

Twitter Launches Live Broadcast App, Takes On Meerkat

Periscope, a Twitter owned company, launched a new app that will allow users to broadcast live events from their smart phones.

03/26/2015

Grand Circus was one of nine tech hubs across the nation supported by the Google for Entrepreneurs program. (Source: Google for Entrepreneurs.)

Detroit-Based LevelEleven Heading To Google HQ

A Detroit start-up will head to California next week to pitch their business to a team of entrepreneurs at Google’s Demo Day.

03/26/2015

Treat Dreams is expanding into Midtown Detroit. (Source: Treat Dreams)

Treat Dreams Bringing Its Homemade Ice Cream To Midtown

By Edward Cardenas  FERNDALE (CBS Detroit) – Fans of the unique flavors of Treat Dreams ice cream will now have a second location to get a scoop of their favorite frozen confection in Midtown Detroit. […]

03/25/2015

An A-10 Thunderbolt II takes off from Selfridge Air National Guard Base. (Credit: USAF)

Chuck Norris Fact: He Supports The A-10 ‘Warthog’

Movie star Chuck Norris is the latest high-profile individual to join the effort to save the A-10 fighter jet, which would include the squadron at Selfridge Air National Guard Base.

03/25/2015

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