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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.


Analysis: 2012 Statehouse Turnover

The National Conference of State Legislatures is predicting half or more of state lawmakers around the country will have little experience after this fall’s elections. Legislative turnover tends to...

July 4, 2012 - 10:00am

WORKING: Saying 'No'

It’s such a short word, yet it can be so hard to say. “No.” It has a bit of a bad rap, too: it makes you seem negative and shows you’re not a team player if you say it too much. But our go-to career...

June 29, 2012 - 1:45pm


When it comes to your job success and advancement, how important is your intelligence? The traditional thinking is that it’s a huge factor. However, more and more research is pointing to other...

June 22, 2012 - 1:45pm

Local Jobless Rates Rise

The unemployment rate in metro areas around Georgia rose or remain unchanged in May, mirroring a slight increase in the state’s overall jobless figure. The Augusta metro area saw the largest increase...

June 21, 2012 - 6:00am

Tree Rings Show Unusually Wet Century

New research shows droughts in Georgia’s Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin over the last 350 years were longer and more frequent than recent dry periods. The study of tree ring data,...

June 20, 2012 - 12:00pm


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 and Career

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