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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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Ga. Hospitals Add $38B To Economy

Georgia’s hospitals contribute $38 billion to the state’s economy, according to a new analysis from the Georgia Hospital Association. The total includes jobs, direct spending and the ripple effects...

May 28, 2012 - 5:00am

WORKING: Summer Jobs

Georgia’s unemployment has been steadily dropping over the last nine months. Unemployment among the state’s teenagers is also down, but it still reaches nearly 28 percent. That’s bad news for teens...

May 25, 2012 - 1:45pm

Infections No Reason To Avoid Water

At least three people in Georgia and a woman in South Carolina are battling so-called “flesh-eating” bacteria. But that should not stop Georgians from swimming in lakes or rivers as summer begins,...

May 24, 2012 - 12:13pm

Local Unemployment Rates Down

The Athens and Gainesville metro areas have the lowest unemployment rates in Georgia, according to new numbers released Thursday by the state Labor Department. Athens continues to post the best...

May 24, 2012 - 4:18am

Session Scorecards Have Some Influence

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce released a report card Monday grading state lawmakers on the chamber's top nine priorities in this year’s General Assembly. When special interest groups release...

May 22, 2012 - 11:28am

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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
(Photo Courtesy of <a href=http://www.flickr.com/photos/lokner/4164251472/>Michael Lokner via Flickr</a>.)
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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