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 27, 2014 - 10:52am
Mark your calendar for the 2nd Annual Georgia Manufacturing Expo!  Jason Moss is the Founder of the Georgia Manufacturing Expo. He launched the first expo in 2013, being the first of its kind in...
Georgia Works - May 22, 2014 - 1:32pm
Have you thought about switching to a more lucrative career field but you are worried you may to start from scratch and go back to school for years? The reality is, after years in a career field, who...
Georgia Works - May 21, 2014 - 3:45pm
The leading global customer care provider, Sitel, announced earlier this month that they will add 200 new positions to its imbound customer care contact center in Augusta, GA. These new 200...
Georgia Works - May 21, 2014 - 1:40pm
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, over 100 million people have moved in the past five years, 48% of unemployed individuals have moved in search of a job during this time. According to the National...
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...

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