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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

State Among Worst in Nation for Construction Job Losses

The construction industry in Georgia lost 7.5 percent of its jobs last year, the fifth highest construction job-loss rate in the nation, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors...

January 26, 2011 - 10:36am

Race to the Top Means Merit Pay for Teachers

Teachers in 26 Georgia school districts soon will be paid based on how well their students do on standardized tests. The merit-pay plan is part of the $400 million Race to the Top federal grant...

January 20, 2011 - 10:36am

More Kids Need Free Lunch

The nation’s listless economy is showing in school cafeterias, where more and more students are qualifying for free or lower-cost lunches. In Georgia, more than 57 percent of school kids are...

January 4, 2011 - 12:57pm

Winter Weather Proves Costly

Two early-season blasts of snow and ice in Georgia have meant lots of salt on the roads and long hours for road crews. And it’s costing millions across the state to keep roads clear. Road clearing...

December 29, 2010 - 8:15am


Recent Blog Posts

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Working and Career

WORKING: Difficult Bosses

Ever had a day where your boss really rubbed you the wrong way? Where nothing you did was right? Those days might not look so bad once you’ve heard the two listener/reader letters Brandon Smith is...

June 8, 2012 - 6:41am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Unemployment's Trauma

Losing a job, for whatever reason, is a life-changing event. It can also be a traumatic one that leads to a loss of confidence and even depression. But Brandon Smith says a few simple things can help...

June 1, 2012 - 9:01am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Summer Jobs

The end of the school year is upon us, and with Memorial Day on Monday, summer has at least unofficially begun. For many Georgia teenagers, that probably means they’re on the hunt for some kind of...

May 25, 2012 - 10:10am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Graduation Advice

Temperatures are warming, the festival season is picking up, and I can almost hear Edward Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance” on the air. It’s graduation season – a time for celebrating achievements and...

May 16, 2012 - 9:12am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Attitude Check

We’re all feeling more secure at work, more optimistic about the future, and a little less like we’ll do anything to keep our jobs. So says a new quarterly look at employees' “engagement” from human...

May 11, 2012 - 9:36am