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
“Fringe of the Fringe” begins this weekend at Seminole State College of Florida. It’s a collection of four plays first seen at the venerable Orlando International Fringe Festival – with a new twist or two.
Orlando restaurant critic Scott Joseph visits a new plant-based eatery in Windermere. He asks with a smile, “What are ya…chicken?”
Sometimes it’s difficult to assess hot-button topics from a strictly economic point of view. Economic analyst Hank Fishkind walks us through some just-the-facts financial considerations of Florida’s death penalty system.
KidCon (along with MommyCon and DaddyCon) is coming to Orlando this weekend. As the name suggests, KidCon is a convention for kids…of all ages.
Is it a sushi restaurant, a performance piece, or both? Orlando restaurant critic Scott Joseph ponders the possibilities of Kadence.
5G technology is being rolled out globally and locally. Economic analyst Hank Fishkind says 5G will be transformational for the economy, in part by enabling fully autonomous vehicles and drones.
It’s the fourth Friday of the month, and that means it’s “Factur Friday.” That’s the name of the collaborative makers’ space in Ivanhoe Village holding the event.
If you’ve ever wondered how to get the most out of Orlando’s Magical Dining event, Orlando restaurant critic Scott Joseph has a “how-to” for you.
Florida’s latest reports on tourism and employment show continuing economic growth for the Sunshine State. Economic analyst Hank Fishkind looks at them in light of last week’s financial-market volatility – marked by the “inverted yield curve.”
This is the first weekend of the B-Side Artists’ annual group art show. It’s called “Style & Substance,” and it’s at the CityArts Factory in downtown Orlando for a month.