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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

Hot Weather Shelters Open

Several Georgia communities have shelters open to help people battle the heat blanketing the central and southern portions of the state. Augusta-area residents can find cool air in shelters in...

July 13, 2011 - 11:22am

Asian Demand Boosts Georgia Tobacco

Georgia’s tobacco acreage is expected to hold steady this year, thanks to a new buyer in the state and high demand in Asia. Tobacco acreage has been dropping for two decades. Experts expected fewer...

July 11, 2011 - 12:50am

'Dram Shop' Ruling Confirms Law

A Georgia Supreme Court ruling this week likely won’t have much impact on the state’s convenience stores. The court said a convenience store can be sued if it sells alcohol to an intoxicated...

July 6, 2011 - 11:45am

Shrimp Harvest Down So Far

It was a rough winter for Georgia’s shrimp industry. Fisherman caught 69,000 pounds of shrimp from January to May, 13 percent of the 10-year average of 537,000 pounds for that same period. Georgia’s...

July 5, 2011 - 9:00am

Kemp Wants Early Primary

The state’s top elections official thinks Georgia should be among the first Republican presidential primaries in 2012. Secretary of State Brian Kemp said Thursday he is considering scheduling...

June 30, 2011 - 12:35pm


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Working and Career

WORKING: The Most-Important Hour

I don’t waste any time when I first get to work in the morning. I log into my computer and start preparing for my mornings newscasts and Morning Edition cut-ins. Maybe you start your day with a cup...

September 28, 2012 - 10:45am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Happy Workplaces

Iceland is apparently one of the happiest countries in the world, and that doesn’t stop when all those contented folks go to work in the morning. That prompted Inc. Magazine contributor Geoffrey...

September 21, 2012 - 7:25am
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WORKING: Know Thyself

I read this fascinating blog post the other day on the Harvard Business Review site. The takeaway is that we don’t know ourselves nearly as well as the people around us do. They can actually predict...

September 14, 2012 - 5:07am
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WORKING: Digital Connections

More and more people work from home or have an office that’s in a different city than most of their colleagues. Technology has made it possible for plenty of jobs to be done almost anywhere. That...

September 7, 2012 - 10:40am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Happy Hour

Sometimes it’s a social get-together. Other times it’s a more formal celebration of a job well-done or a promotion. In either case, the after-work, happy hour is pretty common. But do you really have...

August 31, 2012 - 6:01am