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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

New Year Brings Stricter Background Checks For Georgia's Child Care Workers

State officials will dig deeper into the backgrounds of child care workers in Georgia starting January 1st. That’s when a new law takes effect mandating federal fingerprint background checks for all...

January 1, 2014 - 9:30am

WORKING: Don't Expect To Get Hired 'Til 2014

Work more or less grinds to a halt in most organizations in these final weeks of the year—which means efforts to fill open positions also stop. That doesn’t mean job-seekers are stuck in neutral for...

December 20, 2013 - 3:52am

Recession Graduates Are...Happier?

Lots of research indicates graduating from college in an economic downturn hurts a worker’s career and earnings—and the financial effects, at least, persist for 10 years or more. For example: The...

December 19, 2013 - 2:32am

WORKING: Work's Done For 2013

With about a week and half until Christmas, work has pretty much ground to a halt in companies across Georgia. But workplace guru Brandon Smith says that does not mean productivity has to stop, too...

December 13, 2013 - 3:32am

WORKING: It Matters Where You Sit

Some companies are starting to micromanage who sits where in the office—to the level of putting specific workers next to each other and separating people who work in the same department. Some of...

December 6, 2013 - 3:32am


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