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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: Searching While Expecting

Occasionally, our career expert Brandon Smith will answer a question from a listener or blog reader. Here’s one he received recently: “I am six months pregnant and I was wondering how to approach my...

May 2, 2012 - 9:47am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Generational Conflict

When you work with people, it’s natural that some conflict will arise from time to time. Sometimes, though, we have trouble dealing with a colleague because we’re different ages and have different...

April 25, 2012 - 10:00am
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Working and Career

WORKING: After The Interview

Here’s the job-search checklist: Network with friends, acquaintances and social-media connections to find interesting new opportunities. Craft your resume to highlight the story you want to tell...

April 20, 2012 - 7:05am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Finding Work While Working

The truth is, it’s easier to find work when you already have it. Seems counterproductive, especially for the long-term unemployed, but recruiters agree that’s the way it works. Balancing the job...

April 11, 2012 - 9:11am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Finding A Mentor

People often through around the phrase “he’s my mentor.” What does that really mean, though? Developing a useful mentoring relationship is more than just learning new skills and approaches from an...

March 28, 2012 - 10:36am