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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

Report: Medicaid Cuts Will Hurt Economy

Cutting Medicaid could hurt Georgia’s economy as well as its poor and disabled residents. Medicaid spending is one of the areas targeted in negotiations over reducing the federal budget deficit....

June 29, 2011 - 12:48pm

Nature, History Celebrated In Heritage Area

About a half-hour outside of Atlanta, there’s a federally designated historic area you might not even realize exists. It encompasses 40,000 acres – 65 square miles – in Rockdale, Henry, and DeKalb...

June 24, 2011 - 2:50pm

Watchdogs Say Coal Plant Will Hike Rates

A Georgia consumer advocacy group says a new coal-fired power plant near Sandersville will significantly increase consumers’ power bills. A new report from Georgia Watch says customers of the...

June 23, 2011 - 1:50am

Georgia's Birth Rate Falls

Georgia’s birth rate is continuing to drop, mirroring a national trend and reflecting the still-sagging economy. Early data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show Georgia’s rate...

June 17, 2011 - 12:30pm

Chambliss Unveils iPhone App

Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss isn’t on Facebook or Twitter. But he does have an app for that. Starting Wednesday, you can download an app on your iPhone, iPod or iPad to connect with the senator’s...

June 15, 2011 - 10:55am


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: 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