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Fishkind Conversations: Florida Employment Still Strong…But Why Did Orlando Slip From Top Spot For Job Growth?


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

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

Florida’s latest jobs report shows the Sunshine State still going strong, growing by nearly three percent over last year with unemployment holding steady at just over four percent.

Economic analyst Hank Fishkind says overall the July report is another one for Florida’s financial win column…but why did Orlando lose out to Tampa as number one for job growth in the state?

Fishkind tells 90.7’s Nicole Darden-Creston it’s a fluke.

He starts with a closer look at the report. Click the “Play Audio” button above to hear their conversation.


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Nicole Darden-Creston

About 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 ... Read Full Bio »

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