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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.


Congress Talking HIV/AIDS In The South

Half of new HIV infections and AIDS diagnoses in 2009 were in the South, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data that is getting the attention of some of the region’s federal representatives...

June 18, 2012 - 10:52am

WORKING: Bring Your Own Device

Mobile technology – laptops, smartphones, and now tablets – are becoming increasingly common at work. Now, a growing trend in the business world could dramatically change how you use that technology...

June 15, 2012 - 1:45pm

Judge Weighs Augusta Redistricting Input

After a contentious local attempt to redraw Augusta’s county commission and school board districts, a federal judge’s plan is getting few complaints. The U.S. district judge is now considering...

June 15, 2012 - 8:30am

May Jobless Rate Holds Steady

Georgia’s unemployment rate stayed the same between April and May, holding at 8.9 percent. Labor officials said it’s the first time in 10 months the rate has not fallen. The state added more than 16...

June 14, 2012 - 3:44am

Sensing Soil To Improve Watering

Researchers are planting about a hundred sensors on 10 farms in southwest Georgia this month to measure soil moisture. The idea is to better track how much water crops really need and help farmers...

June 12, 2012 - 11:15am


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 and Career

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