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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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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: Do What You Love

Do what you love. Sounds like decent advice for a fulfilled life, right? But how practical is it? Brandon Smith explains why he thinks it’s a valuable suggestion and how you can make it happen in...

December 8, 2011 - 10:11am
Our work guru Brandon Smith answers a question from a blog reader this week. (Photo Courtesy of Tim Patterson via Flickr.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Sharing Praise

When a customer or client sends some well-deserved praise your way at work, you might want to share it with your boss. And maybe the next boss up the chain, too. But should you? Our workplace expert...

November 30, 2011 - 9:24am
Brandon Smith explains how a holiday job can be a step up. (Photo Courtesy of Tim Patterson via Flickr.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Holiday Jobs

Now is the time for all you holiday elves to grab that part-time work for the next few weeks, whether it’s in retail, package delivery companies, or other businesses that have extra work around the...

November 22, 2011 - 8:56am
We've been putting it off, but now we're finally talking about overcoming procrastination. (Photo Courtesy of Michael Lokner.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Don't Put It Off

If you’re a procrastinator, then you’re doomed to constantly delay doing things you need to finish, right? Perhaps not. Even though we often use that label – “I’m just a procrastinator” – there are...

November 18, 2011 - 9:31am
This week from Brandon: how to help your kids avoid catching your stress. (Photo Courtesy of Michael Lokner via Flickr.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Stress And Your Kids

You make it home at the end of a hard day at work, and you’re feeling the strain of an important deadline looming. But for the sake of the kids, you put on a happy face, laugh, play and bury the...

November 10, 2011 - 10:23am

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