Nicole CrestonMorning Edition Host and Reporter
Nicole came to Central Florida in 1997 to attend Rollins College, and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. Since 2002, she’s served as a field reporter and news anchor, covering 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 Creston
What’s touted as the nation’s largest classic car show and swap meet is underway at Daytona International Speedway. The 42nd annual Daytona Turkey Run is happening throughout the weekend, and it’s expected to break attendance records before it wraps up.
The latest employment data for Florida shows growth in jobs and income, but it’s slower than last year. Economic analyst Hank Fishkind wonders if it has reached a plateau.
AAA’s Thanksgiving Travel Forecast says 46.9 million people will hit the road for the Thanksgiving holiday.
An upbeat US October jobs report is a preview of coming attractions for Florida. That’s according to 90.7 economic analyst Hank Fishkind. He’s examining both the new employment data and Governor Rick Scott’s billion-dollar tax cut proposal, and what they mean for the state.
Call it a “musical movement.” Music & Memory is a program that uses favorite tunes to help people with Alzheimer’s, dementia, and other cognitive challenges. More than 2,000 healthcare facilities nationwide are certified Music & Memory participants, including several in Central Florida.
Economic development has been getting a lot of attention in Florida lately. 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind says support for working mothers should not be lost among other state programs like the oft-discussed effort to lure new businesses to Florida.
Slapping on sunscreen before making a splash at the beach may prevent sunburn and protect against cancer, but it is also killing coral reefs around the world. That’s the conclusion of a University of Central Florida professor and a team of international scientists.
An “open carry” bill has passed its first hurdle in the Florida House. Orlando Sentinel columnist and editorial writer Darryl Owens says reaction has been complex to the proposal, which would allow the 1.4 million Floridians with concealed weapon permits to carry firearms…without concealing them.
90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind says recent data reveal some surprising things about the financial benefits of recycling. According to Fishkind, the upshot is that from an economic perspective, we just may be doing too much recycling in most states across the country…including Florida.
Weak job numbers may have you wondering about the health of the economy. But economic analyst Hank Fishkind says there’s probably no cause for alarm, because the unemployment data doesn’t tell the same story as the employment data. 90.7’s Nicole Creston asked him to explain the difference.