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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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Don't Catch Flu Over The Holidays

A spike in flu activity last year after Thanksgiving has state public health workers on alert as the holidays approach. Positive tests for flu are low right now; the typical peak of flu season in...

November 27, 2013 - 11:14am

WORKING: Too Much Eye Contact?

It’s common advice from parents to their children: look people in the eye when you’re talking to them. It’s also an effective skill—sometimes too effective, according to a new study. The research,...

November 22, 2013 - 3:29am

Advocates Focus On Georgia's Child Sex Trafficking Problem

A runaway teen in Georgia who makes her way to Atlanta has a day, maybe two, before someone tries to turn her into a prostitute. For many teens—without food or shelter and often already the victim of...

November 21, 2013 - 2:32am

NAACP's Young New Leader Fighting Same Old Battles

Georgia’s chapter of the NAACP has a new elected leader for the first time in eight years. Civil rights attorney and pastor Francys Johnson takes over as president after a statewide conference last...

November 19, 2013 - 2:32am

WORKING: 'I Don't Like You'

Everyone has people they don’t like or with whom they don’t get along. When that person is in the cubicle across the hall or the office next door, those personality clashes or disagreements are more...

November 15, 2013 - 7:21am


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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