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
Florida’s housing markets have rebounded from their lowest points during the recession with higher sales and rising prices, but prices still remain far below their peaks in most areas.
Florida’s most recent jobs report looks good overall, says economic analyst Hank Fishkind….but dig into the details, and you’ll find the state’s employment picture is a bit more complex than it first appears. Fishkind takes us deeper into the report and finds some telling trends. He starts with an overview of the newest data.
The state of Florida is considering changing the way residents get drivers’ licenses. Gone would be the days of walking into the local tax collector’s office and leaving with a license a few hours later – under the new proposal, you could wait a few weeks instead.
With the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina devastating New Orleans and our recent near-miss with Tropical Storm Erika, hurricanes have been top-of-mind for many people in Florida. 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind says there are significant economic lessons to be learned from tropical storms and hurricanes.
It’s been very busy in the realm of financial news, locally and globally. 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind says three stories stand out as important for Central Florida.
Orlando’s Parramore neighborhood has a rich history of music and art. So far, it’s perhaps best known as the home of a performance hall that drew many famous black musicians in the 1930s, ’40s, and ’50s.
Part of the major redevelopment project underway in Orlando’s historic Parramore neighborhood is a new pre-K through 8th grade school. It’s a $41 million facility in the heart of the neighborhood that’s expected to open in 2017. Orlando Sentinel editorial writer and columnist Darryl Owens a new school in the area will help bring the community together. Orlando Sentinel editorial writer and columnist Darryl Owens a new school in the area will help bring the community together.
The League of Women Voters is hosting a summit in Orlando Thursday aimed at defeating the latest attempt at passing a “campus carry” bill in Florida.
90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind examines claims made by several former state governors during last week’s GOP presidential debate about the success of their economic policies in their respective home states.
Orlando Sentinel editorial writer and columnist Darryl Owens says recent gun thefts from police cars are part of a disturbing pattern.