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Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

Probably the most recognized health institution in the world is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, located in Atlanta. And it’s also one of Georgia’s biggest employers! We found out...

CSX

We pay a visit to CSX’s REDI Center in midtown Atlanta to talk with the fine folks of CSX about the 3,000 employees they have across the state. The REDI Center is where most of their employees come...

Federal Reserve Bank Of Atlanta

If the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta doesn’t print money, who does? You’ll find out in this episode. And you’ll also learn what this place actually does (hint: they love to shred). Meet some...

Fox Theatre

What makes the fabulous Fox Theatre so fabulous? That’s just what we ask the folks who work at the Fox. They answer by giving us an exclusive backstage tour, as well as an on-stage tour, and even...

Georgia Aquarium

We take a trip beyond the sea…in downtown Atlanta, with a visit to the Georgia Aquarium, meeting everyone from scuba divers to media specialists and a few of the people who maintain this incredible...

Georgia Bureau Of Investigation

To help find the best STEM-related jobs in Georgia, we got a little help from Georgia’s top investigative unit—the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Turns out they have the inside track—and not just...

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

There’s a lot to know about Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Sure it’s the busiest airport in the world. And yes, it’s within a 2-hour flight of 80% of the U.S. population. But...

King of Pops

The “secret” to what makes King of Pops’ Pops so delicious isn’t actually a secret at all, as you’ll see in this episode. But do note that the folks at this Atlanta-based company put a lot of love...

Raleigh Studios

There are big things coming out of the little town of Senoia, Georgia—like the most popular TV show in the history of cable, for example. That’s right, it’s shot at Raleigh Studios, about an hour’s...

The Coca-Cola Company

We visit the world headquarters of The Coca-Cola Company in downtown Atlanta, and talk with a few of their nearly 100,000 employees about what it takes to be one of the most recognized brands on the...

The Weather Channel

Everyone talks about the weather, but nobody ever does anything about it. Well Fast Forward did! We interviewed a whole bunch of Weather Channel employees. In addition to learning about great...

Turner/Adult Swim

Some of television's most popular networks make their home in midtown Atlanta, and Fast Forward went behind the scenes to meet everyone from animators to musicologists and find out what it takes to...

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