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

Family - June 26, 2014 - 4:32pm
  Watch what happens when a scuba diver cracks an egg under water! Who would have thought you could do THIS with an orange! Find out how to peel an apple in 5 seconds! This is what happens when...
Family - June 26, 2014 - 4:12pm
Have you ever told a joke and your parents didn’t get it? Or what about todays chat acronyms such as of LOL, BRB, 143 or BFN?  Turns out that some parents tell their kids the joke is on them...
Georgia Works - June 25, 2014 - 3:40pm
Do you know Georgia's top 50 public companies? These companies are ranked by the latest annual revenue as well as information obtained from the Securities and Exchange Commision Form 10K and annual...
Georgia Works - June 25, 2014 - 3:03pm
According to a report from the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Metro Atlanta has the 10th largest economy in America & the 44th largest in the WORLD! Metro Atlanta is estimated to have $321.1 billion...
Georgia Works - June 25, 2014 - 11:03am
It was announced Tuesday, June 24, 2014, that CNBC, a world-leading news source, announced and named Georgia as the #1 place for business in the nation! Deal stated, “Since taking office, I have...

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