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Fishkind Conversations: Florida's June Jobs Report Holds Some Surprises, But Are They Facts Or Flukes?

Image courtesy of Steven Depolo via creativecommons.org
Image courtesy of Steven Depolo via creativecommons.org

June marks another strong month for Florida job growth – 16,000 new jobs last month alone and about 227,000 since this time last year.

Economic analyst Hank Fishkind says there are some surprises in the numbers. But he tells 90.7’s Nicole Darden Creston that things aren’t always as they seem.

Click the Play Audio button to hear their conversation.

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined Central Florida Public Media 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.