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 including Alibaba co-founder and executive chairman Jack Ma, 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, she covered the Chinese economy, human rights, Taiwan trade and environmental issues as an associate producer in CNN's Beijing bureau. Kent also covered the Beijing Olympics, 2008 Taiwan elections, unrest in Tibet and the 2008 Sichuan earthquake as a web reporter for ABC News in China.
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 was a U.S. Fulbright Fellow to China, specializing in the effects of legal aid for underprivileged women in the criminal justice system under China's preeminent activist lawyers. She originally hails from Minnesota and is fluent in Mandarin. She sits on the board of Minnesota YMCA Youth in Government.
Tue Nov 25, 2014
U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet on the financial impact of Ferguson, government regulation, the war over minimum wage and the holiday shopping season. ...
Mon Nov 24, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on retailers’ efforts to prevent a surge in cyber attacks during the busy holiday season.
FBN’s Maria Bartiromo, Jo Ling Kent and Liz MacDonald on the Buffalo Bill game in Detroit, Thanksgiving snow and Black Friday push back.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent breaks down a new report that says driverless cars could be the next cyber-terrorism target.
Fri Nov 21, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the state of the markets.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent, Maria Bartiromo and Liz MacDonald discuss the big stories of the day and bid farewell to stage manager Benny Almonte.
Highland Capital CIO Mark Okada, Average Joe Options Chief Strategist Todd Horwitz and FBN’s Jo Ling Kent discuss how China’s rate cut and the ECB’s stimulus talk will impact the global markets. ...
Thu Nov 20, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent explains how production costs are causing TV studios to look abroad for licensing deals.
Wed Nov 19, 2014
Earnings HQ: FBN’s Jo Ling Kent breaks down GMCR’s fourth-quarter earnings report.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent with the latest on Uber’s smear campaign.
Tue Nov 18, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on Home Depot and Urban Outfitters’ third-quarter results.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent breaks down Uber’s denial of a company EVP’s reported threatening comments about journalists at a private dinner over the weekend.
Mon Nov 17, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the state of the Japanese economy.
Wed Nov 12, 2014
Spotify 'Shakes Off' Taylor Swift
Tue Nov 11, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on Google’s 60-year lease with NASA to take over part of a Navy airbase and its new Atlas robot.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the U.S. Postal Service hacking that may have compromised more than 800,000 federal employees’ information.
Mon Nov 10, 2014
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia founder Martha Stewart on her rise to fame, the political landscape and why she supports entrepreneurship.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on suspicions over China hacking the U.S. Postal Service computer networks and Obama’s plan to regulate the Internet.
Fri Nov 07, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the October jobs report.
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