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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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Utility Pays First Copper-Theft Reward

A Soperton couple has extra holiday cash after they turned in some copper thieves and netted a $3,000 reward from the Georgia Transmission Corp. GTC, which supplies power to most of the state’s...

December 19, 2011 - 1:45am

WORKING: Workplace Flexibility

The talk during the last few years has been about increasing worker productivity and doing more with less. It seems reasonable, then, that most people are working harder just to keep their jobs and...

December 16, 2011 - 1:45pm

Doctor Shortage Not Improving

Georgia’s only public medical school reported this week that a record number of students applied to the Augusta campus this year, while new numbers showed Georgia’s doctor shortage is not improving....

December 16, 2011 - 11:30am

Georgia Job Outlook Good

Georgia companies are optimistic about hiring in the first months of 2012, according to the latest Manpower survey. The survey, released Tuesday, found the number of Georgia employers who plan to...

December 13, 2011 - 9:19am

Foreclosures On Pause

Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are suspending foreclosures and evictions for the holidays starting next week. Several national banks are joining them in a two-week holiday reprieve, but...

December 12, 2011 - 12:40pm

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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
(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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