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.
Fri Mar 27, 2015
Thu Mar 26, 2015
Wed Mar 25, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the merger deal of Kraft and Heinz.
Tue Mar 24, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the NFL’s plans to stream one game exclusively over the Internet and end its blackout policy.
Mon Mar 23, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the new General Motors’ car that will help parents track their children’s driving habits.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent, Peter Barnes and Liz MacDonald discuss Ted Cruz’s announcement of a presidential run in 2016 and the anniversary of ObamaCare.
Fri Mar 20, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on Amazon getting permission from the FAA to test its delivery drones.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent and Emerald Asset Management CEO Joe Besecker discuss Target’s proposed settlement for the 2013 data breach.
Thu Mar 19, 2015
Michael Casey of The Wall Street Journal on the U.K.’s effort to back the bitcoin.
Neuberger Berman Managing Director Jeff Majit discusses how the Fed impacts investment strategies.
Coalition for Queens Founder Jukay Hsu on creating a tech community in Queens, New York.
Ionic Security CTO Adam Ghetti discusses how they are helping customers combat cyber criminals.
Telis Demos of The Wall Street Journal discusses GoDaddy’s IPO and business model.
VentureBeat News Editor Harrison Weber and Wall Street Journal Reporter Mike Ramsay on Tesla’s updates to the Model S.
FBN’s Nicole Petallides and VentureBeat News Editor Harrison Weber discuss Apple’s debut on the Dow.
Wed Mar 18, 2015
Tue Mar 17, 2015
Shazam CPO Daniel Danker discusses why the company is getting into retail with brick-and-mortar.
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