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Joshua Stewart



Joshua Stewart is the local host of Morning Edition on GPB Radio. He’s also hosted Weekend Edition and filled in on All Things Considered in addition to reporting news from around the state. He came to GPB in 2010 from Tampa, Fla., where he hosted All Things Considered and produced an award-winning local public affairs program called Florida Matters at WUSF Public Media. Joshua’s work has been recognized with two regional Edward R. Murrow awards and numerous Associated Press nods. He grew up along the World’s Most Famous Beach and lived throughout Florida before coming just a little north to Georgia. Joshua also reported and worked with college journalism students in Jacksonville.

Archive News Articles

Tax Plan Might Need Voter OK

Georgia voters might have to weigh in on a proposal to restructure the state’s tax system. The plan from the Special Council on Tax Reform adds sales tax to groceries and services and gradually...

March 11, 2011 - 12:48pm

State Health Plan Short $250 Million

The health insurance program for Georgia’s state employees is short about $250 million for next year. Department of Community Health Commissioner David Cook said the shortfall is the result of a...

March 9, 2011 - 1:58pm

Report: Georgia Manufacturers Doing Better

February was a good month for Georgia’s manufacturing industry, driven by increases in new orders and production, according to a Kennesaw State University report. Kennesaw State’s Purchasing Managers...

March 2, 2011 - 1:34pm

Will Newt Gingrich Run for President?

The buzz around Georgia this week has been whether former Congressman Newt Gingrich will run for president in 2012. He will meet Thursday with Gov. Nathan Deal and then speak to the media. Deal said...

March 2, 2011 - 9:27am

Rynders: Limiting Tuition Hikes Important for HOPE

The sponsor of a proposed constitutional amendment to tie state university tuition to inflation hopes it will give students more confidence about the cost of their classes, especially in light of...

February 28, 2011 - 8:00am


Recent Blog Posts

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Working and Career

WORKING: The Pendulum Swing - Labor Shortages Coming Soon?

Some economists say the United States is facing a labor shortage in the next 10 to 15 years, in part because there’s about to be a mass exodus in the workforce as baby boomers finally retire. That’s...

May 12, 2014 - 3:45am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Forget Your Resume - Where's Your Website?

More and more career advisers say job-seekers need a personal website to stand out—the standard resume just isn’t enough anymore. The argument is that having a unique website dedicated to a job-...

April 21, 2014 - 4:23am
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WORKING: Sharing Employees' Salaries Might Make Them Work Harder

Ever wonder what your co-workers take home every payday? Though many workplaces forbid talking about that, new research suggests being open about pay actually makes people work harder. It may sound...

April 14, 2014 - 3:32am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Why Young College Grads Can't Find Work

About one in five young people in Georgia—ages 16 to 24—is out of work. For people in their early 20s, the numbers are even worse at close to 40 percent. Workplace and career expert Brandon Smith...

April 7, 2014 - 4:28am
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WORKING: Making Weekends Work Doesn't Mean Working On The Weekends

People who are considered successful don’t just use the work week to get ahead. Many use their weekends, too. But maybe not in the way you think. “What these people realize is, life is like a report...

March 31, 2014 - 3:00am