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.

A mixed-use development in the David Whitney Building is expected to open in December. (By Edward Cardenas)

David Whitney Building Renovations Near Completion In Detroit (VIDEO)

Crews continue work to renovate and redevelop the David Whitney Building into a mixed-use development with restaurants, apartments and a boutique hotel.

CBS Detroit–12 hours ago


App Access May Comprise Smart Phone Safety

Law enforcement officials, and tech websites, are warning smart phone users to be vigilant when downloading apps and allowing to access to information on their devices.

18 hours ago

Slows Bar BQ will be opening its first location outside of Detroit in 2015 with a new restaurant in Grand Rapids. (Source: Slows Bar BQ)

Slows Bar BQ Expanding To Grand Rapids

Slows Bar BQ announced Tuesday it is bringing a taste of Detroit to Grand Rapids.

CBS Detroit–10/21/2014

A Kickstarter campaign has been started to fund the development of a hoverboard. (Source: Hendo Hover)

‘Back To The Future’-Style Hoverboard Being Developed

Inventors in Silicon Valley have developed technology which may bring the “Back to the Future” hoverboard to reality.

CBS Detroit–10/21/2014

Detroit, Michigan, USA - June 8, 2013: Delta Airlines Boeing 747 "Jumbo Jet" being serviced at the gate at Detroit Wayne County Metropolitan Airport (DTW) in preparation for pushback. (Credit: iStock.)

Delta Air Lines 747s Flying Into Retirement

Delta has announced it will be retiring its iconic, double-decker, Boeing 747 airplanes by the end of 2017.

CBS Detroit–10/21/2014

(Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Michigan International Speedway Green Efforts Rev Into New Gear

Michigan International Speedway is increasing its “green” efforts through a new partnership with Consumers Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency.


Apple Pay was launched Monday. (Source: Apple.)

Apple Pay Launched Monday, Allows Mobile Payment With iPhone 6

Apple’s new mobile payment service, Apple Pay, went live Monday on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and the new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3.

CBS Detroit–10/20/2014

Grosse Pointe North students were joined by members of the community to pack lunches for homeless veterans. (By Edward Cardenas)

Students Donate Time, Lunches, To Pack Hundreds Of Lunches For Homeless Vets

Students at Grosse Pointe North packed more than 800 lunches for homeless veterans in Detroit, and those in need in Macomb County.

CBS Detroit–10/18/2014

Joe Louis Arena

Ride Uber To See The Wings At The Joe, Win A Ride On A Zamboni

Ten fans who use Uber for rides to weekend games for Detroit Red Wings can have the chance to win unique prizes through an AT&T and Uber contest.

CBS Detroit–10/17/2014

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 Rolls Out Product Updates Including New iPad 2 Air

Apple released details Thursday of its thinnest iPad ever along a new iMac, Mac mini and software enhancements.

CBS Detroit–10/16/2014



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