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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

Company expanding in LaGrange, GA!
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Korea-based auto supplier creates 80 jobs in LaGrange, GA!

Korea-based Hanil E Hwa Interior Systems, an auto supplier, will expand creating 80 jobs and investing $5.5 million over the next two years.  Governor Deal stated, "The international automotive...

June 11, 2014 - 8:20am
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Carpet Manufacturer creates 200 jobs in Bartow County!

The India-based textile company, Surya, recently invested $30 million in to a new facility in Cartersville, GA, creating 200 jobs. Governor Deal said, “Surya’s decision to expand in Georgia is an...

June 9, 2014 - 8:36am
May revenues are up 3.1% totaling $1.39 billion for an increase of $42.25 million, compared the end of May 2013.
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May revenues up 3.1 percent

Today, Governor Deal announced that Georgia's May revenues are up 3.1% totaling $1.39 billion for an increase of $42.25 million, compared the end of May 2013. The net tax revenue year-to-date...

June 9, 2014 - 8:24am
By 2020, more than 60 percent of job openings in Georgia will require some form of postsecondary education.
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Georgia receives $1 million grant to lead an education initiative!

Today Governor Deal announced that Georgia is one of just three states that were chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead the education initiative, funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership...

June 4, 2014 - 12:09pm
Communities will be able to apply for funds for local manufacturing projects.
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Northwest Georgia selected as one of 12 regions in $1.3B manufacturing initiative!

Congratulations Northwest Georgia! Northwest Georgia is one of the 12 regions selected to be a part of the new manufacturing initiative making them eligible for a share of $1.3 billion in federal...

June 4, 2014 - 8:29am

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