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 - April 22, 2014 - 1:09pm
Headed to college? Going back to school for your bachelor's degree? Make sure you choose a degree that will be in high demand in the future. Marie Zimenoff, a career management, job search strategist...
Georgia Works - April 22, 2014 - 12:45pm
Regardless if you are headed back to school for a change in career or if you are just headed into college and are determining which career path you want to go down, you want to make sure you choose a...
Georgia Works - April 22, 2014 - 12:28pm
Looking for a new job? Changing careers? Is it best to follow your heart, or your head? When looking for new job, following your heart has personal rewards but not necessarily financial growth and...
Georgia Works - April 22, 2014 - 12:00pm
With criticism over standardized tests, drop out rates and graduates being unprepared for college, public schools have become the nations scapegoat with it comes education. While national headlines...
Georgia Works - September 14, 2013 - 12:28am
Georgia Works wants to hear from YOU! Are you trying to find a job? Having trouble getting into your desired field? What challenges are you facing?   Georgia Works looks at unique ways that...

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