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 - May 21, 2014 - 12:57pm
Georgia is... The 24th largest state in area 8th largest in population Known as the Peach State While there is a mixture of areas that are vibrant or cosmopolitan, there are also rural areas with...
Georgia Works - May 20, 2014 - 2:00pm
The California based marketing automation company, Marketo, makes it's East Coast hub in Atlanta which could employ more than 200!  Marketo will open its doors to sales and customer...
Georgia Works - May 19, 2014 - 12:32pm
Before you even get the interview, preparing for it is a process in itself. It's important to be an ideal candidate with academic and professional experience but, there are also a other things that...
Georgia Works - May 19, 2014 - 12:31pm
So, you never finished college and you don't have a big fancy degree and you're thinking that you can't get a job and make a decent living? WRONG! Of course all of us here at GPB are strong advocates...
Georgia Works - May 15, 2014 - 2:23pm
According to a recent Occupational Employment Statistics survey conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it's not the "big executives" making the big bucks, it's the top-tier medical...

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