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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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August Jobless Rate Drops Slightly

Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 8.7 percent. The Georgia Department of Labor early Thursday morning announced the new figure, which is the seasonally adjusted jobless rate for August. It...

September 19, 2013 - 3:00am

Thompson: Reforms Are Working

Georgia’s new top judge says the state is already seeing the benefits of several years of criminal justice reform. Hugh Thompson took over as the Georgia Supreme Court’s chief justice in August. He...

September 16, 2013 - 3:57am

WORKING: Unconventional Networking

Job-searching and career advancement are all about building your professional network – connecting with acquaintances and former co-workers, with social media, and with people at places where you...

September 13, 2013 - 3:38am

Summit Links Local Produce To Pre-K

Trips to the grocery store can be a hassle for parents when their kids see all the processed, sugary, fatty foods marketers have convinced them they want. Organizers of Georgia’s first-ever Farm to...

September 13, 2013 - 2:40am

WORKING: Encore Careers

We’ve all heard the story of the executive who decides late in life that his real passion is cooking, so he opens a restaurant. Or how about the lawyer who decides she wants to become an author, so...

September 6, 2013 - 3:38am

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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 and Career

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

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