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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.

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'Work Ready' Funds Dry Up

Bryan County announced this week the state has certified it as a Work Ready community. But that announcement could be among the last, as federal funding for the $9.5 million Georgia Work Ready...

December 2, 2011 - 10:27am

Georgia Leads In Student Data

Georgia is among the top states in the nation for tracking students over the course of their education, according to a report released Thursday. The Data Quality Campaign praised Georgia for...

December 1, 2011 - 12:39pm

Lawmakers Review Child Abuse Laws

A longtime Warner Robins football booster and former announcer is jailed in Houston County on child molestation charges. Police have not revealed the specifics of the case against 82-year-old Shelly...

November 29, 2011 - 1:00pm

WORKING: Holiday Jobs

All those shoppers who crammed stores on Black Friday depended on employees to help them find items or ring up their purchases. Many of those workers are seasonal employees and part-timers looking...

November 25, 2011 - 1:45pm

Georgians Start Shopping Early

Black Friday’s morning rush was busy but largely uneventful in Georgia. The Mall of Georgia in Buford, about 40 miles outside Atlanta, opened earlier than ever at 4 a.m., but several dozen stores...

November 25, 2011 - 10:07am

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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

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