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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.

Alex Brewer, known as HENSE, has created a mural on the side of the M@dison Building in Detroit. (By Edward Cardenas)

HENSE Transforms M@dison Building Wall Into Colorful Mural (VIDEO)

Internationally-renowned artist Alex Brewer, known as HENSE, has created a six-story tall mural on the side of the M@dison Building in Detroit.

CBS Detroit–09/21/2014

Customers were wrapped around the building Friday at Partridge Creek to purchase the iPhone 6. (By Edward Cardenas)

Customers Brave Cold To Buy First iPhone 6 (VIDEO)

Long lines of excited shoppers could be found around metro Detroit for the two models of new iPhone 6.

CBS Detroit–09/19/2014

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WWJ and LTU’s Leaders And Innovators Bring New ‘Energy’ To Event

WWJ Newsradio 950 and Lawrence Technological University kicked off the Leaders and Innovators series Thursday with a discussion about how businesses could be more energy efficient.

CBS Detroit–09/18/2014

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iOS 8 Delivers More Features, Headaches To Apple Users

Apple has released its new operating system for the iPhone and iPad, which features a number of improvements and some headaches for users.

CBS Detroit–09/18/2014

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State Approves Bonds For New Red Wings Arena

The new Detroit Red Wings arena took another step toward reality as the state approves issuing $450 million in bonds for the project.


Apple iPad 2 - 16GB - $499.00 (other models at varying prices)

Apple Reportedly Planning Next Event To Unveil New iPad

Apple has yet to release the products from its announcement earlier this month, and a buzz is already started for the company’s next product release.

CBS Detroit–09/17/2014

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Check Out Detroit’s Innovative Businesses At NewCo

Some of the Detroit’s most innovative and unique businesses, non-profits and others will welcome visitors Thursday for presentations and tours for the NewCo Festival


AT&T recently announced six new apps for its AT&T Drive service. (Source: AT&T)

Cars Become More Connected Through AT&T Drive Studio Apps

AT&T Drive recently announced new apps that offer up-to-the-minute weather forecasts, parking updates and personalized radio, through the voice-activated system.

CBS Detroit–09/16/2014

The Amazon Fire Phone is now available in stores and on-line. (By Edward Cardenas)

Amazon Drops Fire Phone Price To 99 Cents

The price of the Amazon Fire phone, released in July for $199, has dropped to 99 cents.

CBS Detroit–09/16/2014

Business and elected officials gathered Monday for a track signing ceremony for the M-1 Rail project. (By Edward Cardenas)

M-1 Rail Project Announces Station Sponsors, Federal Funding (VIDEO)

Officials announced Monday additional federal funding for the M-1 Rail project, and the sponsors of the stations along Woodward.

CBS Detroit–09/15/2014



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