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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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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

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Brandon says, have a plan BEFORE you go back to school. More, on this week's Working segment. (Photo Courtesy of Tim Patterson.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Back To School

“I’m going back to school.” It’s a pretty common thing to hear these days from people who are looking for work (or more work or different work). Even undergrads are doing it, foregoing those first...

November 2, 2011 - 9:23am
How do you decide between two job offers? Brandon Smith guides us this week. (Photo Courtesy of Tim Patterson via Flickr.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Deciding Between Two Job Offers

It’s a nice spot to be in: you’ve been interviewing for jobs and now two companies have made you an offer. An embarrassment of riches, really, especially in this economy. Ah, but both of these...

October 21, 2011 - 8:46am
Bosses play favorites when they’re hiring people. (Photo Courtesy of Michael Lokner via Flickr.)
Working and Career

WORKING: Playing Favorites

Perhaps we all suspected this already. But now we know: bosses play favorites when they’re promoting people. A recent survey showed bosses admit that it happens, and that it often doesn’t result in...

October 14, 2011 - 7:01am

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