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Nicole Darden-Creston

Nicole Darden-Creston

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 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



Spotlight: Scott Joseph Reviews Rusty Spoon



For this week’s dining review, Orlando Restaurant critic Scott Joseph returns to one of downtown Orlando’s farm-to-table pioneers that he says is still setting the standard.


“The Nutcracker” image courtesy of Orlando Ballet

Spotlight: Orlando Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”



The Orlando Ballet’s presentation of “The Nutcracker” is an annual holiday tradition for the organization. And the tradition is expanding, says the ballet, to reflect both growing ticket sales and the diverse makeup of the Central Florida community.






Image courtesy of Playwrights’ Round Table

Spotlight: Playwrights’ Round Table And “Native Voices”



The Orlando-based theatre group Playwrights’ Round Table is staging “Native Voices,” a series of eight short original plays. PRT’s president talks about the production, the meaning behind its name, and what it is that makes the organization unique in Central Florida.






Photo courtesy of FusionFest website

Spotlight: FusionFest



FusionFest takes place this weekend. It’s a brand-new large-scale downtown arts and cultural event that seeks to celebrate the rich tapestry of diversity that weaves Central Florida a unique identity.


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

Fishkind Conversations: It’s Holiday Shopping Season



The holiday shopping season officially begins this week, but the outlook from retail financial groups is warm and sunny. Economic analyst Hank Fishkind thinks it may be a bit better than these groups predict.



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