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 Apr 21, 2015
Blue Bell issues nationwide recall
Mon Apr 20, 2015
Encouraging news on the economy
Earnings HQ: FBN’s Jo Ling Kent breaks down Halliburton’s first-quarter earnings report.
Earnings HQ: FBN’s Jo Ling Kent breaks down Hasbro’s first-quarter earnings report.
Fri Apr 17, 2015
Verizon is rolling out a new TV package that allows subscribers to pair a base package with smaller channel packs. FBN’s Jo Ling Kent, Jonathan Hoenig of Capitalist Pig and Scott Martin of United ...
Thu Apr 16, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on Google stock and EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager’s comments discussing Google’s defense against antitrust charges.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent and AHeirloom’s Amy Stringer-Mowat on the online market place Etsy making a public opening on the Nasdaq.
Craft marketplace Etsy debuts on the NASDAQ today. Will investors bite? FBN’s Jo Ling Kent spoke with top seller AHeirloom about the company’s crafty consumers.
Wed Apr 15, 2015
The EU has filed formal charges against Google for allegedly violating antitrust laws. FBN’s Jo Ling Kent with the story.
Tue Apr 14, 2015
JPMorgan - Chase beats earnings and revenue estimates for first quarter
Mon Apr 13, 2015
Four of ten new episodes of HBO’s Game of Thrones were leaked in its fifth-season’s opening weekend. FBN’s Jo Ling Kent and The Wall Street Journal’s Ryan Knutson discuss.
Fri Apr 10, 2015
General Electric sells off its banking business
HBO Now app launches this week. WSJ Telecom Reporter Ryan Knutson and FBN’s Jo Ling Kent discuss how this impacts the future of TV.
Walgreens announces massive store closures
Thu Apr 09, 2015
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Tue Apr 07, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on FedEx’s deal to buy TNT Express.
Mon Apr 06, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the outlook for oil prices.
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