Edward Cardenas

Edward Cardenas

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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.

Metro Airport travelers (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas) FILE PHOTO

Metro Airport Offers Holiday Travel Tips

Metro Airport is offering tips to make flying easier this year for travelers.

CBS Detroit–26 mins ago

Twitter will now allow users to purchase special money saving offers from merchants in the coming weeks. (Source: Twitter)

Twitter Introduces “Offers” To Sell Directly To Consumers

Twitter will begin offering “Twitter Offers” in the coming weeks which will allow users to purchase savings offers directly from retailers.

CBS Detroit–3 hours ago

Deicing planes at Detroit Metro Airport. (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Metro Airport To Utilize New Vehicle Tracking System

Officials at Detroit Metro Airport will soon be able to automatically track vehicles operating on the airfield through mobile transponders.

CBS Detroit–5 hours ago

FILE IMAGE (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Prepare For Black Friday With Twitter Wednesday

Shoppers are expected to take to Twitter the day before Thanksgiving to share deals for the coming weekend.

CBS Detroit–6 hours ago

The Blue Angels visited Willow Run Airport Monday in preparation for the Thunder Over Michigan Air Show. (By Edward Cardenas)

Blue Angels To Fly In Thunder Over Michigan [VIDEO]

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels visited Willow Run Airport Monday in advance of the 2015 Thunder Over Michigan Airshow.

CBS Detroit–11/24/2014

Despite construction on Woodward for the M-1 Rail project, America's Thanksgiving Parade will march along its traditional route. (By Edward Cardenas)

America’s Thanksgiving Parade Route “Pinched” Due To M-1 Construction [VIDEO]

America’s Thanksgiving Parade will march down Woodward, but due to M-1 construction, there will be three “pinch” points along the route.

CBS Detroit–11/23/2014

Detroit Metropolitan Airport

AT&T Ranks Highest At Metro Airport For Data Performance

AT&T customers flying out of Metro Airport this holiday season will be able to utilize a network ranked highest for data performance.

CBS Detroit–11/22/2014

Vanilla Ice performed Friday at the Hob Nobble Gobble at Ford Field. (By: Edward Cardenas)

Ford Field Hosts Thanksgiving Parade “Friend-Raiser” With Vanilla Ice, MKTO (Video)

The Hobble Nobble Gobble, the “premier” fundraiser for The Parade Company, brought together supporters of America’s Thanksgiving Parade of all ages to Ford Field.

CBS Detroit–11/21/2014

Staff at the Amazon Swansea fulfilment centre process orders as they prepare their busiest time of the year on November 24, 2011 in Swansea, Wales. (credit: by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Amazon, Walmart Roll Out Pre-Black Friday Sales Online

Walmart and Amazon are offering online shoppers pre-Black Friday deals.

CBS Detroit–11/21/2014

The annual Christmas tree lighting, and lighting of The Salvation Army Red Kettle, will be held Friday night. (By Edward Cardenas)

Campus Martius To Glow Friday With Christmas Tree, Red Kettle Lighting (Video)

Holiday festivities in Detroit kick-off Friday night with the lighting of The Salvation Army Red Kettle and Detroit’s Christmas tree in Campus Martius.

CBS Detroit–11/20/2014

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