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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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Ga. Hospitals Add $38B To Economy

Georgia’s hospitals contribute $38 billion to the state’s economy, according to a new analysis from the Georgia Hospital Association. The total includes jobs, direct spending and the ripple effects...

May 28, 2012 - 5:00am

WORKING: Summer Jobs

Georgia’s unemployment has been steadily dropping over the last nine months. Unemployment among the state’s teenagers is also down, but it still reaches nearly 28 percent. That’s bad news for teens...

May 25, 2012 - 1:45pm

Infections No Reason To Avoid Water

At least three people in Georgia and a woman in South Carolina are battling so-called “flesh-eating” bacteria. But that should not stop Georgians from swimming in lakes or rivers as summer begins,...

May 24, 2012 - 12:13pm

Local Unemployment Rates Down

The Athens and Gainesville metro areas have the lowest unemployment rates in Georgia, according to new numbers released Thursday by the state Labor Department. Athens continues to post the best...

May 24, 2012 - 4:18am

Session Scorecards Have Some Influence

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce released a report card Monday grading state lawmakers on the chamber's top nine priorities in this year’s General Assembly. When special interest groups release...

May 22, 2012 - 11:28am

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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

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