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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

Georgia Teen Unemployment Worst in Nation

Georgia unemployment has outpaced the nation for several years, but it’s even worse for the state’s teenagers. Teen unemployment in Georgia is 37.3 percent and the highest in the nation, according...

April 5, 2011 - 12:28pm

Retreat To Help Military Families

A new initiative aims to help combat veterans transition to civilian life. It will be based at Callaway Gardens near Columbus, and the idea is to bring service members and their families for...

April 4, 2011 - 5:12am

Georgia Growing More Cotton in 2011

The U.S. Agriculture Department’s crop planting forecast projects Georgia’s producers will plant 1.45 million acres of cotton this year, an increase of 9 percent. That is 120,000 addition acres, but...

April 1, 2011 - 1:00am

Charter School Ruling Expected This Week

The state Supreme Court is expected to rule this week on a case that will determine the future of Georgia charter schools. At issue is whether the General Assembly overstepped its bounds by creating...

March 28, 2011 - 1:00am

Crews Make Progress on SE Georgia Wildfires

Firefighters have made progress containing wildfires in four southeast Georgia counties that have already burned more than 53 square miles. Eric Moseley with the Georgia Forestry Commission said low...

March 26, 2011 - 4:46am


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Working and Career

WORKING: Self-Employed Stigma

People who are entrepreneurs or who have been self-employed bring a lot of skills to the table when they apply for jobs. “Self-starter, innovative, you can wear multiple hats. You’re not gonna ever...

September 30, 2013 - 3:43am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Encore Careers Encore

A mid-50s government worker is nearing retirement and looking for a lower-paying job with less responsibility. She has been applying for jobs that fit the bill, but no one will hire her, even though...

September 23, 2013 - 3:09am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Unconventional Networking

Are you tired of the same old job-fair networking routine? Posting constant updates on Linked In? Always being ready with the short elevator pitch to give people over coffee or at events? Our career...

September 16, 2013 - 3:22am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Encore Careers

Encore careers. Second acts. Reinventing yourself. Whatever you call it, the idea is that older workers decide to jump ship in their careers and try something completely different. Sometimes those...

September 9, 2013 - 4:30am
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Working and Career

WORKING: Appreciating Your Boss

We spend a lot of time talking about dealing with -- or getting away from -- bad bosses during our regular GPB Radio conversations with Brandon Smith. Often, that’s prompted by a question from a...

September 2, 2013 - 4:25am