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
All this week, we’re exploring Orlando’s Vietnamese community in a series we’re calling “What Is Little Vietnam?” To kick things off, 90.7’s Nicole Creston spoke to Father Chau Nguyen of St. Thanh Philipphe Phan Van Minh Catholic Church for a brief history of Orlando’s Vietnamese community, and an overview of how it’s changing.
Fishkind Conversations: Universal Orlando’s Wage Hike Is Part Of Positive Trend For Workers, Economy
Universal Orlando recently announced a wage hike for starting hourly employees. Walt Disney World has also raised base pay for most employees. 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind says the raises are a positive move in a state where the minimum wage is $8.05 an hour, which is higher than the federal minimum of $7.25 but still not keeping up with the cost of living.
Nearly 300 Florida students in kindergarten through 12th grade are ready for “liftoff” Saturday as Space Florida and NASA team up with teachers across the state for the Annual Planetary Lander and Egg Drop Competition.
Superheroes, villains, artists and celebrities – tens of thousands of them – converge on the Orange County Convention Center. That can mean only one thing: it’s time for MegaCon. The estimated 70,000 comic book and science fiction fans bring an infusion of cash into the area this weekend…and some fascinating and often elaborate costumes.
After more than a year of wrangling, Orange County commissioners cleared the way to build a new relief high school in the Windermere rural settlement. This week, Darryl Owens looks at what it took to reach the construction compromise, and what might happen next.
This week, 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind takes stock of Governor Rick Scott’s progress on his “7-7-7 Plan,” a 2010 campaign promise to create 700,000 jobs in seven years.