Nicole Darden CrestonAll Things Considered 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. She joined WMFE in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, 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 Darden Creston
Your Saturday Update: Grim Record For Florida’s COVID-19 Death Rate As New Daily Cases Top 10K, Disney World Reopens Amid Coronavirus Surges, Gov. DeSantis Declares “Status Quo” In Florida, Some Hospitals Seeing Younger & Sicker Patients
Grim Record For Florida Coronavirus Deaths This Week by Associated Press More Floridians died of coronavirus this week than in any other seven-day period. The state recorded nearly 500 deaths over the last seven days, an average of 71 per day. The worst week previously was in early May when the state average 60 deaths per day. Because of the economic shutdown, that rate dropped sharply and three weeks ago the death rate was 30. For two weeks it crept up before exploding the last three days. Since March 1st, the state has reported more than 254,500 confirmed cases and about 4,300 deaths. DeSantis Keeps “Status Quo” In Florida by Nicole Darden Creston, WMFE Gov. Ron DeSantis says it’s “status …
SpaceX has yet again scrubbed the launch of another batch of its internet satellites from Kennedy Space Center.
Your Saturday Update: Masks A Must In Orange, FL Daily Cases Top 4K In Another Record, Mills-50 Bars Close As Patron Tests Positive, DeSantis Says Cases Spreading Among Young And Asymptomatic
The Florida Department of Health has reported another 4,049 new confirmed coronavirus cases Saturday. It’s another record daily increase as Florida’s statewide infections grow.
The University of Central Florida is under pressure as calls grow to fire a professor for tweets that students, alumni and faculty have called racist.
The latest financial reports seem to suggest that the economy is stabilizing…a little sooner than economic analyst Hank Fishkind thought it would.
Economic data continues to bring unwelcome news, as the job market struggles due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Mixed economic messages are coming from the White House today. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is expressing concern and urging Congress to pass another stimulus package, while Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin forecasts a full recovery to 2019 levels by next year. Economic analyst Hank Fishkind weighs in on who he thinks is right, and what it means for Central Florida.