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

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...
Georgia Works - July 14, 2014 - 1:24pm
Governor Deal announced today that Georgia's June revenue is UP 11.5% than last year! Georgia's net tax collections for June 2014 totaled $1.76 billion with an increase of $182.25 million (11.5%)...
Georgia Works - July 8, 2014 - 3:18pm
Today's world is easily 100% technology. When it comes to business, how can technology help you? How can you use your smartphone or tablet to better organize business plans and calendars? There's an...
Georgia Works - July 8, 2014 - 2:51pm
Everyone wants a high paying job, but we don't necessarily want to spend a decade in school to obtain another degree, a masters or some sort of certificate right? Well, good news! There are many...

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