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 15, 2014 - 2:44pm
The Belgian textile company, Beaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) will establish U.S. headquarters in Cartersville over the next five years and will create 350 jobs in Bartow County! Governor Deal...
Georgia Works - July 15, 2014 - 12:33pm
We are all SUPER busy right? If you are a student, you are studying for endless hours and possibly working; making "time" something of the past. If you are a parent, you are juggling work, kids and...
The Daily Jog - July 15, 2014 - 11:45am
Everyone knows what it's like to have a small problem, but no simple solution right? Whether it's organizing cleaners, remembering who you let borrow a movie, trying to find the earring you dropped...
Passion For Learning - July 14, 2014 - 2:57pm
Are you looking for a new book to take with you on vacation? Maybe you are using your summer to catch up on all the books on your "must read" list?  Buzzfeed put together a list of 37 books...
Tails of the City - July 14, 2014 - 2:05pm
When it comes to our pets, our "fur-kids," most of us are cautious on what table food we give them, right? I'm sure you have heard of the common foods NOT to give your pets: chocolate, grapes and...

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