Skip to main content

Twitter:

jstewnews

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.

News

State Among Worst in Nation for Construction Job Losses

The construction industry in Georgia lost 7.5 percent of its jobs last year, the fifth highest construction job-loss rate in the nation, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors...

January 26, 2011 - 10:36am

Race to the Top Means Merit Pay for Teachers

Teachers in 26 Georgia school districts soon will be paid based on how well their students do on standardized tests. The merit-pay plan is part of the $400 million Race to the Top federal grant...

January 20, 2011 - 10:36am

More Kids Need Free Lunch

The nation’s listless economy is showing in school cafeterias, where more and more students are qualifying for free or lower-cost lunches. In Georgia, more than 57 percent of school kids are...

January 4, 2011 - 12:57pm

Winter Weather Proves Costly

Two early-season blasts of snow and ice in Georgia have meant lots of salt on the roads and long hours for road crews. And it’s costing millions across the state to keep roads clear. Road clearing...

December 29, 2010 - 8:15am

Pages

Recent Blog Posts

(Photo Courtesy of <a href=http://www.flickr.com/photos/lokner/4164251472/>Michael Lokner via Flickr</a>.)
Working and Career

WORKING: The Performance Review

With the new year comes the annual gauntlet of performance reviews for many companies and employees. Many managers see them as one more task on a likely overloaded to-do list, and many employees...

January 12, 2012 - 8:55am
(Photo Courtesy of <a href=http://www.flickr.com/photos/timpatterson/476098132/>Tim Patterson via Flickr</a>.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Where's Your Career Going?

It seems like a pretty easy question: What do you really like to do? But in the context of your job (and more broadly, your career), lots of us find it difficult to answer. Our career expert Brandon...

January 4, 2012 - 9:19am
(Photo Courtesy of <a href=http://www.flickr.com/photos/timpatterson/476098132/>Tim Patterson via Flickr</a>.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Career Derailers

As the year draws to a close, it’s time to think about those New Year’s resolutions. (OK, I admit, I haven’t figured any out yet, either.) Maybe there’s something in your working life that could use...

December 20, 2011 - 2:23am
(Photo Courtesy of <a href=http://www.flickr.com/photos/lokner/4164251472/>Michael Lokner via Flickr</a>.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Managing Your Online Self

Before you post that latest presidential election poll on Facebook and comment on how your candidate is doing, consider this: Your current (and maybe prospective) bosses could read that. And they...

December 20, 2011 - 2:03am
(Photo Courtesy of Tim Patterson via Flickr.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Workplace Flexibility

Having a little flexibility at work is becoming a big draw for potential employees. A recent Harris Interactive survey showed that more than half of workers factor in the workplace’s flexibility when...

December 14, 2011 - 10:05am

Pages