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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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WORKING: Searching While Expecting

Looking for a job is no easy task, and when you’re about to have a baby, things only get more complicated. Our career expert Brandon Smith occasionally answers questions from listeners and blog...

May 4, 2012 - 1:45pm

Villa Rica Drivers Need Headsets

Soon, driving through the west Georgia city of Villa Rica will mean hanging up your cell phone or using a hands-free headset. The city council passed the new law this week. It’s already illegal to...

May 4, 2012 - 10:19am

Art Of Gaman: Living Interned

After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941, the U.S. government decided people of Japanese descent on the west coast were a potential threat. So the military moved more than 100,000 of them inland to...

May 2, 2012 - 2:30am

Georgia Gets $11M In Health Grants

Five community health centers in Georgia are getting $11 million from the federal government to improve care for the poor and uninsured. At Augusta’s Neighborhood Improvement Project, almost $5...

May 2, 2012 - 1:30am

Unemployment Program Goes Online

A new email- and web-based system allows the Georgia Department of Labor to quickly coordinate unemployment claims with the state’s employers in order to speed up processing the claims and eliminate...

May 1, 2012 - 1:30am


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Working and Career

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