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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

Unemployment Drops Across Georgia

Most of Georgia’s metro areas saw slight drops in their unemployment rates in February. Still, even with the decreases, more than half of Georgia’s counties have rates of 10 percent or higher. Most...

March 29, 2012 - 5:00am

WORKING: No Resume Needed

It’s fairly standard practice to submit a resume, a cover letter and several references when applying for a job. That could be changing, and actually has at some tech and marketing companies. They...

March 23, 2012 - 1:45pm

Georgia Teen Jobless Rate At 28%

It looks like another tough summer for teenage job seekers in Georgia. The state’s teen unemployment rate remains above the national average: it is roughly 28 percent, according to an analysis by the...

March 23, 2012 - 2:00am

Bill Outlaws Foreclosure Fraud

Foreclosure fraud would be a crime under a bill passed unanimously in the state Senate Wednesday. Georgia law currently criminalizes fraud during the mortgage process, but not during a foreclosure....

March 22, 2012 - 3:19am

Jobless Rate At 3-Year Low

Georgia's jobless rate has dropped to a three-year low. Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday morning the state's February seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined for the seventh...

March 22, 2012 - 3:03am


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Working and Career

WORKING: Growing Benefits

If you’re like most of us, you haven’t seen your pay increase very much since the economic downturn began in 2007. You might actually be getting paid more, however. A USA Today analysis found our...

November 9, 2012 - 6:12am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Scary Co-workers

If you’ve been reading the blog this month, you know Brandon has been writing all about the different kinds of scary co-workers we encounter at our jobs. I won’t belabor the point; you can read about...

November 2, 2012 - 1:00am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Picking Sides

We take time on occasion to answer listener/blog reader letters on our regular Working segment with Brandon Smith. (We have a bit of a backlog on this, too – my apologies.) This week, an interesting...

October 19, 2012 - 6:11am
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Working and Career

WORKING: The Future Workforce

Staffing company Randstad released an interesting new look at the changing workforce last month. A few highlights: 67 percent of companies currently use contingent (temporary, contract, part-time)...

October 12, 2012 - 6:15am
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Working and Career

WORKING: The Public Screwup

The Monday Night Football game Sept. 24 resulted in a controversial win for the Seattle Seahawks. It also played a part in the NFL’s replacement officials losing their jobs. The public outcry helped...

October 5, 2012 - 6:21am