Jessica Forkel

Jessica Forkel

Executive Producer

Department: Georgia Works

Jessica is the Executive Producer for the GPB radio show, Georgia Works with host Chip Rogers. Georgia Works focuses on business development and expansion in Atlanta as well as career advice and opportunities.

Jessica was born and raised in Marietta, Georgia and is a graduate of Kennesaw State University with a Bachelors in Communication Mass Media. She helped launch the first radio station at KSU and has spent years in major market morning radio in Atlanta and also worked at CNN before coming to GPB. With a passion for radio and writing, Jessica aims to help change perspectives and quite possibly, change the world.

She enjoys concerts, traveling, reading and anything outdoors. Her "fur-kids" are 2 cats (Lucky and Chance) and 2 pit-bulls (Lady and Layla).

Recent Blog Posts

Georgia Works - July 8, 2014 - 3:18pm
Today's world is easily 100% technology. When it comes to business, how can technology help you? How can you use your smartphone or tablet to better organize business plans and calendars? There's an...
Georgia Works - July 8, 2014 - 2:51pm
Everyone wants a high paying job, but we don't necessarily want to spend a decade in school to obtain another degree, a masters or some sort of certificate right? Well, good news! There are many...
Georgia Works - July 7, 2014 - 2:22pm
It has been predicted that the U.S. will generate 2.6 million jobs this year.  A new survey from CareerBuilder.com reports that 30% of employers are now requiring potential employees to have a...
Georgia Works - July 7, 2014 - 1:28pm
With 29 movies and TV shows currently filming here in Georgia, we are quickly becoming the new Hollywood. Why are so many productions making their home here in the peach state? For starters, filming...
Family - July 7, 2014 - 12:50pm
Have Fun this Summer and Don’t Break The Bank!  Attention Parents! Everyone is on a budget, right? During the summer, it gets harder and harder to find family fun activities and not break the...

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