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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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Georgia Teen Unemployment Worst in Nation

Georgia unemployment has outpaced the nation for several years, but it’s even worse for the state’s teenagers. Teen unemployment in Georgia is 37.3 percent and the highest in the nation, according...

April 5, 2011 - 12:28pm

Retreat To Help Military Families

A new initiative aims to help combat veterans transition to civilian life. It will be based at Callaway Gardens near Columbus, and the idea is to bring service members and their families for...

April 4, 2011 - 5:12am

Georgia Growing More Cotton in 2011

The U.S. Agriculture Department’s crop planting forecast projects Georgia’s producers will plant 1.45 million acres of cotton this year, an increase of 9 percent. That is 120,000 addition acres, but...

April 1, 2011 - 1:00am

Charter School Ruling Expected This Week

The state Supreme Court is expected to rule this week on a case that will determine the future of Georgia charter schools. At issue is whether the General Assembly overstepped its bounds by creating...

March 28, 2011 - 1:00am

Crews Make Progress on SE Georgia Wildfires

Firefighters have made progress containing wildfires in four southeast Georgia counties that have already burned more than 53 square miles. Eric Moseley with the Georgia Forestry Commission said low...

March 26, 2011 - 4:46am

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WORKING: Faith At Work Is Dead?

More and more workers are filing religious discrimination claims against their employers. “When we talk about employment claims at work, this is still a very small percentage. But it’s doubled over...

February 10, 2014 - 3:37am
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Snowed in GPB Radio Host Spends Night at Work

I have to admit I didn't take seriously the winter storm that walloped metro Atlanta and other parts of Georgia this week. The forecasts I delivered Tuesday morning on GPB's Morning Edition indicated...

January 31, 2014 - 5:05am
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Working: 'Bring Your Parents To Work' Day Is A Thing... Seriously

Ever heard of a company having an open house for workers’ parents? How about a ‘Take Your Parents to Work’ day? Some organizations are doing that, hoping to tap into the millennial generation’s...

January 20, 2014 - 3:16am
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WORKING: New Goals For A New Year

It’s a new year. For many of us, that means we’re thinking about new work goals for 2014. Good idea, says our resident career expert, Brandon Smith. “If we don’t set goals, we end up just reacting to...

January 6, 2014 - 3:09am
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WORKING: Don't Expect To Get Hired 'Til 2014

Finding a new job here in the final weeks of year is tough. Companies just aren’t advancing their searches for open positions, said Brandon Smith, a career coach and workplace consultant who also...

December 23, 2013 - 4:40am

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