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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: When Does 'Pillow Talk' Go Too Far?

When you’ve had a rough day at work, you might go home and vent to your partner or spouse. Susan sent a note to workplace expert Brandon Smith to find out whether that’s a problem. “Does telling your...

November 11, 2013 - 2:55am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Long Hours

That 12-hour workday is bad for the balance in your life, sure. But it will pay off eventually, right? Maybe not. “Working long hours is actually really, really bad for your career,” says Brandon...

November 4, 2013 - 2:13am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Keep This To Yourself

Many of us think of the human resources department as, well, a resource. They are people who can help us when we’re having trouble at work or with our benefits. Workplace consultant Brandon Smith...

October 21, 2013 - 3:05am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Bouncing Back From Failure

The Braves and Falcons have experienced some very public failures at work this week. How do you bounce back after you blow your big work project? “You can usually reclaim your position within 12...

October 14, 2013 - 3:55am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Learning From The Shutdown

The federal government shutdown continues this morning. Our Working guy says compromising in Congress, like in any workplace, has to be about putting yourself in the other person’s shoes. “You should...

October 7, 2013 - 4:41am