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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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NAACP's DuBose: Much Work Remains

After eight years leading the Georgia State Conference of the NAACP, Edward DuBose says inequality in the state’s criminal justice system is the most significant issue greeting his successor. “We’ve...

October 2, 2013 - 4:38am

Hearings Begin For Georgia Power Rate Hike

State utility regulators begin hearings Tuesday on Georgia Power’s request to increase rates by nearly $8 a month for the typical customer. All told, the increase will generate an additional $482...

September 30, 2013 - 1:00am

WORKING: Self-Employed Stigma

Self-employed? Don’t count on being able to go back to the workforce if your venture doesn’t work out. Research presented in August at the Academy of Management’s annual meeting suggests people who...

September 27, 2013 - 3:37am

'Navigators' Preparing For Oct. 1

About 100 people in Georgia are preparing this week for October 1 and the opening of a new health insurance exchange. These workers will help eligible Georgians navigate the online marketplace and...

September 23, 2013 - 2:42am

WORKING: Encore Careers Encore

Nearly 9 million Americans aged 44 to 70 are pursuing an “encore career,” according to the nonprofit, which promotes the idea of older workers finding a new career that’s fulfilling and...

September 20, 2013 - 3:34am


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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 and Career

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 and Career

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 and Career

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