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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

Rain, Fungus Shrinks Georgia Pecan Crop

Southwest Georgia’s pecan farmers are in the midst of harvesting their crop, but they’re a couple of weeks behind schedule and they’re losing a lot of the nuts to a fungal disease called pecan scab....

November 4, 2013 - 12:12pm

WORKING: Long Hours

Working long hours seems like the norm in our ever-connected society. You may put in 10 or 12 hours a day, then do email or other work at home late into the evening. Career and workplace consultant...

November 1, 2013 - 3:37am

How Does Georgia Diversify Our Economy?

The news of apparent recovery has come frequently from northwest Georgia’s flooring industry in recent months. Announcements of new plants and expansions of current facilities eventually will add up...

October 28, 2013 - 2:35am

Meet The 'Support For NPR' Guy

Many people don’t know his name, but Frank Tavares has one of the highest-profile jobs in all of public broadcasting. And he’s about to lose it. Tavares is the “Support for NPR...” guy, the voice of...

October 21, 2013 - 3:39am

WORKING: Keep This To Yourself

The human resources office at work walks a fine line between advocating for employees and protecting the interests of the organization. Workplace consultant Brandon Smith says HR’s priorities are...

October 18, 2013 - 3:50am


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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