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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

Activists Re-enact Moore's Ford Lynching

A group of volunteers is re-enacting an unsolved 1946 lynching Saturday afternoon. Four people and an unborn baby died at the lynching at Moore’s Ford Bridge on the Oconee-Walton county line in...

July 23, 2011 - 4:48am

Congressman Wants FDIC Review

Georgia Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, R-Grantville, wants the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to take a closer look at how it goes about closing banks. He authored a bill forcing the FDIC inspector...

July 21, 2011 - 12:13pm

White-Nose Syndrome Threatens Bats

A disease known as white-nose syndrome is killing thousands of bats every year in the northeast. And it’s spreading south. It hasn’t made it to Georgia yet, but wildlife officials are watching – and...

July 14, 2011 - 12:56pm

Nurseries, Garden Centers OK In Drought

Georgia’s last drought shut down half of the state’s nurseries and garden centers by some estimates. It was a double-whammy with the sour economy. The current drought, however, has not hit the...

July 14, 2011 - 11:41am

Contractors Plan Heat Training

As temperatures soar, construction workers are at risk for heat-related illnesses. So the Georgia Branch of Associated General Contractors of America is calling for a “safety stand-down” Aug. 3....

July 13, 2011 - 11:36am


Recent Blog Posts

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