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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

Tax Backers Will Pitch Jobs

A landmark penny-sales-tax vote for transportation projects in Georgia is six months away and the campaign to pass the tax is starting to take shape. The pitch to convince voters focuses on boosting...

January 24, 2012 - 3:00am

WORKING: Just One More Thing...

The new year is but a few weeks old, hiring is looking a little better, and unemployment is down just a bit in Georgia. You might find yourself in an interview this year for a new job. Or you could...

January 20, 2012 - 1:45pm

Jobless Rates Drops Again

Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined for the third straight month in December, falling to 9.7 percent. Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said the new number is a one-tenth of a...

January 19, 2012 - 4:39am

Namesake Center Honors King

A packed house remembered Martin Luther King Jr. Monday at the Atlanta church where he preached his message of justice and civil rights. Led by his older sister and his daughter, the service mixed...

January 16, 2012 - 12:44pm

Economy Hurting Rural Hospitals

Hospitals in Georgia are suffering under the weight of the sluggish economy, and the financial strain is especially heavy for smaller, rural medical centers. Nearly half of the state’s rural...

January 16, 2012 - 10:00am


Recent Blog Posts

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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