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 Dec 19, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the state of the markets as 2014 winds down.
Thu Dec 18, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the Sony hacking and the reactions to Sony’s decision to cancel the Christmas day release of ‘The Interview.’
Wed Dec 17, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent weighs in on The BlackBerry Classic, the company’s newest smartphone.
Tue Dec 16, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on declining oil prices and Russia raising its key interest rate amid the plunging ruble.
Mon Dec 15, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on BC Partners’ deal to acquire pet supply chain PetSmart.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent breaks down December’s reading of manufacturing activity in the New York region.
Fri Dec 12, 2014
FBN’s Maria Bartiromo, Jo Ling Kent and Liz MacDonald on London’s Heathrow Airport closing its airspace due to a power outage.
SeaWorld's CEO is stepping down
Thu Dec 11, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the rise in retail sales and its impact on retail sector stocks.
Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplanche on the company and its IPO debut.
Wed Dec 10, 2014
Tue Dec 09, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on Amazon’s drones, testing 1-hour deliveries and the Supreme Court decision on Amazon worker pay.
Mon Dec 08, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the decline in McDonald’s sales.
Fri Dec 05, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the markets and the November jobs report.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent and Liz MacDonald wish Sandra Smith all the best during her maternity leave.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent, Liz MacDonald and Sandra Smith weigh in on this year’s flu shot, ‘Peter Pan’ and alcohol sales at Starbucks.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the latest round of funding for Uber.
Thu Dec 04, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the impact of declining oil prices on consumers budgets and retirement savings.
Wed Dec 03, 2014
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the state of the U.S. job market.
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