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Nicole Darden-Creston

Nicole Darden-Creston

Morning 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

90.7’s economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind, President of Fishkind and Associates

Fishkind Conversations: Population Is Up, But Building Permits Are Not…What Gives?



Population in the Sunshine State is still ballooning, job numbers are still growing, there’s even an investment boom underway in Central Florida, as 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind told us last week. So he says it’s somewhat surprising that a new report shows requests for home-building permits lagging behind both population growth and job formation.








90.7’s economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind, President of Fishkind and Associates

Fishkind Conversations: Ups And Downs Across Florida In Housing Markets



New reports show the housing market rebounded after a dip in December, across the nation and here in Florida. In the Sunshine State, though, there was wide variation in the number of home sales compared to last year. 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind looks at why the numbers are so variable across the state.


90.7’s economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind, President of Fishkind and Associates

Fishkind Conversations: Florida Mulls Gov. Scott’s Budget Plan



State lawmakers are already taking up parts of Gov. Rick Scott’s $83.5 billion proposed budget for the fiscal year starting July 1st. The plan emphasizes tax cuts to promote job growth. 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind shares his views on the proposal.






Foreclosure sign. Source: WikiMedia Commons

Report: Florida Slowly Closes Book On Record Foreclosures



A new report from real estate firm CoreLogic shows an unbroken 62-month streak of falling national foreclosure numbers, but Florida still ranks at the top of the list for completed foreclosures in 2016.


90.7’s economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind, President of Fishkind and Associates

Fishkind Conversations: What ACA Changes Could Mean For Florida



One of President Trump’s main campaign promises was to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind looks at the ACA from a financial perspective, and what changes in the program could mean for the state.



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