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.

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This aerial photo shows the planned location of the new Red Wings arena and entertainment complex, downtown Detroit. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Construction Begins On New Red Wings Arena (Video)

Construction crews have started site preparation for the new Detroit Red Wings arena on Woodward in Detroit.

CBS Detroit–16 hours ago

Virgin Atlantic will begin flying a Detroit-London route in 2015. (Source: Virgin Atlantic.)

Virgin Atlantic Promotes Detroit As Hotbed Of Art, New Restaurants Before Starting Non-Stop To London Service

Virgin Atlantic, which begins service between London and Detroit in June, has a blog post which highlights the many unique features of Detroit.

CBS Detroit–19 hours ago

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Police Stations Become ‘Safe Havens’ For Online Marketplace Transactions

Police departments across Metro Detroit are establishing “Safe Havens” for those looking to complete transactions from online marketplaces.

CBS Detroit–20 hours ago

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Volunteers To Walk For March Of Dimes Sunday

Metro Detroit will be home to three March for Babies fundraisers Sunday for the March of Dimes.

CBS Detroit–04/24/2015

Henry Ford Health System celebrates the 100th anniversary of Henry Ford Hospital with an exhibit at the Detroit Historical Museum. Featured in the photo are Dr. John Popovich Jr., MD, President and CEO of Henry Ford Hospital, left, Nancy Schlichting, CEO of Henry Ford Health System, center, and Henry Ford III, right. (By Edward Cardenas)

Henry Ford Hospital Celebrates 100th Anniversary With Detroit Historical Museum Exhibit (Video)

A new multi-media exhibit celebrating the 100 year history of Henry Ford Hospital has opened in the Detroit Historical Museum.


Customers streamed into the Apple Store at the Mall at Partridge Creek with hopes of purchasing the new Apple Watch. (By Edward Cardenas)

Metro Detroit Customers On Watch, Lining Up For The Apple Watch

Fans lined up early Friday outside the Apple Store at Partridge Creek with hopes of buying an Apple Watch.

CBS Detroit–04/24/2015

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Verizon Takes Top Spot In RootMetrics Network Performance Survey

Independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics has ranked Verizon Wireless highest for overall network performance in Metro Detroit.

CBS Detroit–04/23/2015


SMART Launches Mobile App For Riders

SMART has unveiled a new mobile app for customers with features including routes, bus tracker and trip planner.

CBS Detroit–04/23/2015

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Happy Birthday YouTube! See 1st Video Uploaded 10 Years Ago

In 10 years YouTube has gone from an obscure video website to a viral sensation where users post videos of everything from their pets to the latest movie trailers.

CBS Detroit–04/23/2015

The Detroit Aircraft Corp. is building drones at Detroit City Airport and selling the aircraft to a growing number of private and public customers. (By Edward Cardenas)

Start-Up Drone Company Flying High At City Airport In Detroit [Video]

From the 25-yard-line, the drone lifted off from the turf and flew around up and down the field with the ease of a Barry Sanders run.

CBS Detroit–04/23/2015