Jo Ling Kent joined Fox Business Network (FBN) as a reporter in May 2013 and covers the global technology sector. Since joining the network, she has led reporting on the Alibaba IPO and interviewed technology heavyweights like Box CEO Aaron Levie and T-Mobile CEO John Legere.
Prior to joining FBN, Kent served as an on-air reporter for NBC's owned and operated station WVIT-TV in Hartford, CT. In this role she covered local businesses as a general assignment and investigative reporter. She was a member of the reporting team awarded a Peabody Award for coverage of the Newtown school shooting. Kent also covered the 2012 presidential campaign as an embedded reporter with NBC news. Before joining NBC, Kent covered the Chinese economy, human rights, Taiwan trade and environmental issues as an associate producer in CNN's Beijing where she covered the Beijing Olympics, 2008 Taiwan elections, unrest in Tibet and the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.
A graduate of the London School of Economics and Peking University, Kent holds two Master's degrees in international affairs, in addition to a Bachelor's of Arts degree from Rice University. She is a U.S. Fulbright Fellow to China, specializing in the effects of legal aid for underpriveleged women in the criminal justice system under China's preeminent women's activist lawyers. She originally hails from Minneosta and is fluent in Mandarin. She sits on the board of Minnesota YMCA Youth in Government.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on Google developing drones.
FOXBusiness.com reporter Gabrielle Karol discusses new travel apps. ID:
Newoak president James Frischling, Jack Hough of Barrons and FBN’s Tracy Byrnes on Denny’s $300 Grand Slam breakfast at its NYC location.
National security analyst KT McFarland and Byron York of The Washington Examiner discuss how ISIS is recruiting Americans in Minnesota.
Heather Thompson of The Real Housewives of New York on A&F’s dropping its’ logo in an effort to turn around lagging sales and Gap’s fall ad campaign.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
U.S. economy is improving more than expected
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent, Jonathan Hoenig and Mashable’s Samantha Murphy Kelly weigh in on Apple’s new technology, the competition between Uber and Lyft and Instagram’s ‘Hyperlapse’ app.
Report: Apple prepares to launch a wearable device
Wed Aug 27, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on American Airlines’ decision to pull its fares from Orbitz after failing to reach an agreement over broker fees.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent and The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board’s Mary Kissel weigh in on Snapchat and if it is worth $10 billion.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent and V2V Associates managing partner Rob Morgan and Advantage Payroll Services president Rob Basso on tech sector valuations.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on Snapchat’s valuation, Square, Alibaba and IMF Chief Christine Lagarde.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
FFBN’s Jo Ling Kent on Burger King’s deal for Tim Hortons.
Nielsen Strategic Initiatives president John Burbank spoke exclusively with FBN’s Jo Ling Kent about the future of e-commerce.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent breaks down July’s U.S. durable goods data.
FBN’s Lauren Simonetti on Best Buy’s second-quarter earnings report and Amazon’s purchase of video startup Twitch.
ETX Capital’s Joe Rundle with the latest on the European markets.
Earnings HQ: FBN’s Jo Ling Kent breaks down Best Buy’s second-quarter earnings report.
IG market analyst Chris Beauchamp on the European markets.
Business report Tracey Chang on the Asian markets.
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