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.

The Palace of Auburn Hills has undergone $40 million in enhancements over the past three years. (By: Edward Cardenas)

Palace Tech Upgrades Bring Pistons Fans Closer To The Action (VIDEO)

Improved Wi-Fi, an enhanced mobile app for the Pistons and a new high-definition scoreboard are among $40 million in enhancements made to The Palace of Auburn Hills.

CBS Detroit–8 hours ago

(Credit: WWJ Newsradio 950)

Dentist Buying Back Halloween Candy For The Troops

A St. Clair Shores dentist is hosting a Halloween candy buy back Sunday to collect treats which will be sent to troops serving overseas.

CBS Detroit–18 hours ago

Will Power, right, and Helio Castroneves, left, race big wheels at Quicken Loans to promote the upcoming Detroit Grand Prix. (By Edward Cardenas)

IndyCar To Return To Belle Isle, Racers Take On Course At Quicken Loans [Video]

Detroit will once again be home to two IndyCar races for the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit which will be held May 29-31, 2015.

CBS Detroit–10/30/2014

Nearly 16,000 people are expected to attend the Youmacon convention in Detroit this weekend. (Source: Youmacon)

Youmacon Anime Convention To Takeover Downtown Detroit (Video)

One of the biggest anime and gaming conventions in the country opens Thursday in Detroit. The Youmacon convention is expected to draw more than 16,000 attendees.

CBS Detroit–10/30/2014

Students in a training program at Grand Circus. File Photo (By Edward Cardenas)

Want To Work In The Detroit Start-Up Scene? Computer Science Majors Wanted To Be Hacker Fellows

Graduating college seniors have an opportunity to work in a Detroit start-up through Grand Circus’ Hacker Fellows program.

CBS Detroit–10/29/2014

(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Heading Out On A Taco Bell Run? Get Out Your Smart Phone

Diners at Taco Bell can now use their smart phones to place customized orders, pay online and skip the lines through the restaurant chain’s new mobile app.

CBS Detroit–10/28/2014

Detroit Deputy Mayor Isaiah McKinnon addresses attendees at the Detroit Resident Career Opportunity Expo. (By Edward Cardenas)

Fifth Third Move, New Red Wings Arena Bring Opportunity And Hope To Detroit (VIDEO)

Detroit residents, business leaders and elected officials celebrated Tuesday the move of a Fortune 500 company to the city and a career expo for the new sports and entertainment development.

CBS Detroit–10/28/2014

(credit: Ed Cardenas/WWJ)

Fifth Third To Move From Suburbs To Detroit

Fifth Third announced Tuesday morning that it will be moving its regional headquarters from Southfield to downtown Detroit.

CBS Detroit–10/28/2014

FILE IMAGE (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Not All Retailers Are Buying Into Apple Pay

Two major drug store chains are no longer accepting Apple’s mobile payment service, Apple Pay.

CBS Detroit–10/27/2014

Apple unveiled a number of enhancements to products Thursday, including a new iPad Air 2 which will be available in three colors. (Source: Apple)

Apple iPad 2 Air Now Available In Stores

Apple’s newest generation of iPads have arrived in Apple Stores in Metro Detroit.

CBS Detroit–10/24/2014

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