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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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Earnings Improve for Georgia’s Banks

After a rough 2009, the Georgia banking industry is seeing signs of improvement. Two-thirds of the state’s banks saw better earnings last year over their 2009 performance and fewer institutions...

February 24, 2011 - 12:31pm

Wildfires Contained in Northwest, Southeast Georgia

Firefighters have contained several large wildfires burning across the state, according to the Georgia Forestry Commission. “We’re cautiously optimistic that most of the fires currently burning are...

February 23, 2011 - 12:17pm

Rural Georgia Still Lacking Enough Broadband Access

Faster-than-dial-up Internet access is available in virtually all of Georgia, according to a national map of broadband service. But some rural parts of the state – especially north, central and...

February 21, 2011 - 1:00am

Proposal Ties University Tuition Hikes to Inflation Rate

A proposed constitutional amendment in the Georgia House would limit tuition increases at the state’s universities to the rate of inflation. Any hike greater than the inflation rate would have to be...

February 11, 2011 - 12:01pm

Home Values Fall, More Homeowners Underwater in Georgia

More than half of Atlanta homeowners owe more on their mortgages than their home is worth, according to new data from real estate Web site Zillow.com. The rest of Georgia seems to be faring better,...

February 10, 2011 - 1:01pm

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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
(Photo by Joshua Stewart.)
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

WORKING: A New Boss

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
Building 99 on Microsoft’s Redmond, Wash., campus. (Photo Courtesy of Microsoft.)
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

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