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
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.
Sometimes lessons come from unexpected places – and 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind picked up a few about Florida’s water while enjoying L.A.’s air.
The American Federation of Teachers says it used a “very rarely exercised power” to remove leaders of the Orange County Classroom Teachers Association.
In the recent release of the annual “Kids Count” report, Florida ranked 37th out of 50 states in overall child well-being, and even lower for its child poverty rate. But 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind says the numbers are not exactly as they appear.
An iconic sign that served as a photo backdrop for a generation of Daytona tourists has been torn down. Thursday’s demolition is part of a massive Daytona International Speedway redevelopment project.