Nicole Darden-CrestonMorning Edition Host and Reporter
Nicole came to central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from national elections to local arts, from extraordinary hurricanes to historic space flights, from the people and procedures of Florida’s justice system to the changing face of the state’s economy. When local issues have received international attention, Nicole has reported worldwide for TV news outlets such as CNN, HLN, ABC, Fox News Channel, and BBC News 24.
When she’s off duty, Nicole can often be found performing with one of Central Florida’s many theatre companies, or taking in local arts, culture and music.
Recent Stories from Nicole Darden-Creston
Despite new Labor Department reports that say job numbers continue to grow, 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind says wages are not keeping pace.
We’re at the approximate halfway point of 2017, and economic analyst Hank Fishkind is sharing his view on the year in finances so far.
Last week, U.S. Senate Republicans unveiled their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind looks at the market-based approach behind the proposal, and the effects it could have on Florida.
Last Friday lawmakers struck last-minute deals on schools, roads, tourism and water to bring a bumpy special session to an end and pass an $81 billion budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1st. 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind says if he had to grade it, he’d give it a D+.
Survivors share their thoughts on the past year, what’s changed for them, and where they go from here.
As of today, Pulse nightclub still stands, closed, surrounded by fences covered with artwork and a year-old makeshift memorial. What does the future hold for the site of Pulse?
Columnist Dan Savage, founder of the “It Gets Better” project, offers support to LGBTQ youth in the wake of the Pulse shooting.
In the face of incomprehensible tragedy, people often look for answers, for some way to help, or at least for solace, in art.
90.7’s Nicole Darden-Creston checks in with two survivors of the Pulse shooting, one year later.
In this special program, we’ll hear from survivors, we’ll remember those who were lost, and we’ll look at some of the many ways the community responded – then, now, and with an eye toward the future.