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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

Number of Black-owned Businesses in Georgia Doubles

One in five businesses in Georgia is run by black or African-American owners, according to new survey data from the Census Bureau. The new information is from the 2007 Survey of Business Owners, and...

February 9, 2011 - 12:14pm

Hotel Room Demand Up, Rates Rising

Expect to pay more next time you check in to a hotel. Room rates are on the rise in Georgia and across the nation because demand for rooms is up and there’s no new supply on the horizon, according...

February 3, 2011 - 11:21am

TSA to Test Generic Images for Airport Body Scanners

The Transportation Security Administration plans to test new software on full-body scanners that it hopes will alleviate some travelers’ privacy worries. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International...

February 2, 2011 - 1:17pm

Research Alliance Funding Cut by 75% in Proposed Budget

The Georgia Research Alliance is supposed to turn science-lab ideas into real-world companies, but it might have a lot less money to do that next year. Governor Nathan Deal’s proposed budget gives...

January 28, 2011 - 12:07pm

UGA Students: Relax Tailgating Rules

University of Georgia student leaders want to reverse a handful of tailgating restrictions for the 2011 football season. The Student Government Association met with the university’s game day...

January 27, 2011 - 12:19pm


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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