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 - June 3, 2014 - 10:59am
On Monday, Governor Deal announced that the outsourcing firm for business process that specializes in contractor staffing solutions and contact center services, Chime Solutions Inc., will create more...
Georgia Works - June 2, 2014 - 1:30pm
Rajeev Dhawan, of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University's J. Mack Robinson College of Business, says that sunny times are ahead for Georgia and Atlanta's economy! We had a slow...
Georgia Works - June 2, 2014 - 1:03pm
On June 4th, both Blue Ridge and Holly Springs will welcome brand new Walmart Supercenters; this will create 500 new jobs in Georgia! These two Walmart Supercenters will feature general merchandise,...
Georgia Works - May 30, 2014 - 1:52pm
Daymond John is most known for his role on the reality TV show, "Shark Tank." John has built an empire with 20 years of entrepreneurial success. John has advice on how to best attract the attention...
Georgia Works - May 28, 2014 - 4:31pm
Think about it, when you choose what color to wear to work or a special event, it says something about you, doesn't it? If you wear bright summer colors you are most likely a happy go lucky person...

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