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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

Budget Writers Plan For Federal Cuts

As state lawmakers begin crafting the next budget, they are facing the prospect of deep cuts in federal dollars coming into the state. President Barack Obama’s budget director told agencies this week...

August 19, 2011 - 12:04pm

CDC: Brain-Eating Amoeba Rare

A brain-destroying amoeba is being blamed for three recent deaths in southern states. But health officials say infections are rare – and it’s been five years since the last reported case in Georgia....

August 18, 2011 - 1:10pm

Crackdown Targets Internet Gambling

Governor Nathan Deal announced a statewide crackdown on Internet gambling Thursday. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation estimated there are 50 to 100 gambling businesses in the state disguised as...

August 18, 2011 - 12:21pm

Wells Fargo To Test Debit Card Fees

Wells Fargo bank will begin charging some Georgia customers $3 a month to use their debit cards. Georgia is one of four states where a pilot program will tack on the fee every month when a debit card...

August 17, 2011 - 8:07am

Grants Help Small Businesses Export Products

Small agricultural businesses in Georgia and the South can get money to help sell their products abroad through a program with the Southern U.S. Trade Association. The group began accepting...

August 14, 2011 - 8:05pm


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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