Skip to main content

Twitter:

jstewnews

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

Tax Backers Will Pitch Jobs

A landmark penny-sales-tax vote for transportation projects in Georgia is six months away and the campaign to pass the tax is starting to take shape. The pitch to convince voters focuses on boosting...

January 24, 2012 - 3:00am

WORKING: Just One More Thing...

The new year is but a few weeks old, hiring is looking a little better, and unemployment is down just a bit in Georgia. You might find yourself in an interview this year for a new job. Or you could...

January 20, 2012 - 1:45pm

Jobless Rates Drops Again

Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined for the third straight month in December, falling to 9.7 percent. Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said the new number is a one-tenth of a...

January 19, 2012 - 4:39am

Namesake Center Honors King

A packed house remembered Martin Luther King Jr. Monday at the Atlanta church where he preached his message of justice and civil rights. Led by his older sister and his daughter, the service mixed...

January 16, 2012 - 12:44pm

Economy Hurting Rural Hospitals

Hospitals in Georgia are suffering under the weight of the sluggish economy, and the financial strain is especially heavy for smaller, rural medical centers. Nearly half of the state’s rural...

January 16, 2012 - 10:00am

Pages

Recent Blog Posts

(Photo Courtesy of <a href=http://www.flickr.com/photos/timpatterson/476098132/>Tim Patterson via Flickr</a>.)
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
(Photo Courtesy of Muriel Miralles de Sawicki via stock.xchng.)
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
(Photo Courtesy of Philippe Ramakers via stock.xchng.)
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
(Photo Courtesy of Noel Abejo via stock.xchng.)
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
(Photo Courtesy of <a href=http://www.flickr.com/photos/lokner/4164251472/>Michael Lokner via Flickr</a>.)
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

Pages