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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

Half of Georgia’s Stimulus Money Spent

Georgia has spent more than half of its transportation stimulus money and the other half is spoken for, according to Department of Transportation officials. The Georgia DOT received $981 million to...

March 24, 2011 - 12:35pm

Feds Want 53% College Grad Rate in Georgia

Georgia colleges need to boost graduation rates to at least 53 percent by 2020, according to a new federal report. It’s the state’s share of an Obama administration goal for the U-S to have the...

March 23, 2011 - 12:08pm

Bill Broadens Georgia’s Jury Pool

The pool of prospective jurors in Georgia would grow under a plan to use driver’s license rolls to fill juries. The proposal (HB 415/SB 191) is making its way through the General Assembly and passed...

March 21, 2011 - 1:00am

Census Details Today's Georgia

Georgia's rural population is shrinking, according to the U.S. Census. The agency Thursday released more detailed information from last year's head-count. It showed, as expected, that most of Georgia...

March 17, 2011 - 1:25pm

EPA Limits Power Plant Mercury Emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday proposed the first national limits on mercury pollution from power plants, the largest source of the emissions. The rules meet a court-ordered...

March 16, 2011 - 2:00pm


Recent Blog Posts

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Working and Career

WORKING: Can You Pick Up My Kids?

You’ve probably dealt with a few unreasonable requests from bosses over the years. I’d guess most were related to your job. But have you ever been asked to go pick up your boss’s children? And would...

August 24, 2012 - 6:41am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Underemployment

Consider this: 16.4 percent of Georgians were underemployed between the third quarter of 2011 and the second quarter of 2012. The U.S. Labor Department computes that rolling average every quarter,...

August 17, 2012 - 3:17am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Emotions On The Job

Emotions are a big part of who we are and a big part of our lives. Except at work. On the job, most of us feel like we have to turn off our emotions. And when they do slip out, boy do things get...

August 10, 2012 - 5:08am
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Working and Career


I’ve talked before with our workplace guru Brandon Smith about how to find a new job and then how to gracefully exit your current workplace. But what about when your boss is the one who’s leaving,...

August 3, 2012 - 6:10am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Stack Rankings

A “stack ranking” employee evaluation system forces managers to pick a few high achievers, a bunch of average workers, and a few shape-up-or-ship-out employees every year. That last category of folks...

July 27, 2012 - 5:12am