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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on efforts to end a loophole allowing companies to move their headquarters overseas in order to pay a lower corporate tax rate.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the status of Dodd-Frank four years after its signing.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the conflicting court rulings over ObamaCare’s subsidies.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent with details on the e-commerce giant’s princeling problem in China.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the food safety scandal at a Chinese meat supplier for McDonald’s and KFC.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent with details on investors who stand to cash in on Alibaba’s IPO.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on AbbVie’s deal to buy Shire and its plans to move its headquarters overseas.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Logan Airport union worker Joe Ligotti and FBN’s Jo Ling Kent and David Asman on the market impact of the Malaysia Airlines’ plane crash and unions in Atlantic City helping endangered casinos to ...
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on Microsoft layoffs.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Eventbrite co-founder Julia Hartz on the company's online ticketing service.
DocuSign CEO Keith Krach on the company’s cloud-based e-signature technology.
Second Market CEO Barry Silbert on efforts to create a bitcoin exchange in New York.
Box CEO Aaron Levie weighs in the tech startup’s growth and the cloud storage business.
Indiegogo CEO Slava Rubin on helping small businesses raise money through crowdfunding and company growth.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on China’s concerns about the iPhone, Amazon’s drones and Reynolds American’s talks with Lorillard.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent breaks down new details on Alibaba’s IPO.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on Lumber Liquidators slashing its earnings outlook for the year.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent talks to NetJets CEO Jordan Hansell on the Bombardier Challenger 350 aircraft and the private jet business.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on reports the government made nearly $100B in improper payments and that Citigroup is close to a multi-billion dollar deal to settle charges it sold bad mortgages.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the June jobs report.
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