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
Three years ago Thursday 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by then neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman. Just two days ago, the justice department decided not to prosecute Zimmerman on federal charges for a hate crime.
Florida may lose more than a billion dollars in annual federal funding that’s been paying for indigent care at public and private hospitals. The program is being phased out in favor of the Affordable Care Act, which Florida rejected. But economic analyst Hank Fishkind says there may be an answer.
A groundbreaking ceremony at Cape Canaveral Friday marks a milestone in American efforts to once again launch astronauts to the International Space Station.
When freezing temperatures are in the forecast, you might cover the plants in your front yard or bring potted foliage inside. But for citrus growers, preparing for the 32-degree mark is a bit more complicated.
The declining quality and quantity of Florida’s water has been a hot topic for the last few years, from the state house to the court house to your house. But most attempts by Florida leaders to address the problem have faltered, says 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind. That is, perhaps, until now.
This weekend at Valencia College East, an original docudrama play explores the immediate reactions, lasting impacts, and lingering questions surrounding the Central Florida shooting deaths of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis.