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 Jan 23, 2015
Box CEO Aaron Levie discusses how he plans to capitalize on companies going digital and his outlook for the company’s future.
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Box CEO Aaron Levie on going public and what differentiates the company from its competition.
Report: U.S. businesses plan salary increase
Thu Jan 22, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on Netflix growth and outlook.
Wed Jan 21, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the decline in oil prices and its impact on jobs.
Tue Jan 20, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on Google’s plan to investment in SpaceX to help boost internet access.
Thu Jan 15, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the report Samsung was in talks to buy BlackBerry for about $7.5 billion.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent with the latest on reports of a possible deal between the two companies.
Wed Jan 14, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the production and financial outlook for Tesla.
Mon Jan 12, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the outlook for oil prices and what it reveals about the Chinese economy.
Fri Jan 09, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the state of the job market.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent and Wall Street Journal Reporter Telis Demos discuss cloud storage service Box’s plan to go public and what it means for the technology industry.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent and Nicole Petallides and Monster Senior Vice President Joanie Courtney and Stifel Nicolaus Portfolio Manager Chad Morganlander break down the December jobs report.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald, Nicole Petallides and Jo Ling Kent, Oppenheimerfunds Chief Economist Jerry Webman and S&P Capital IQ Chief Equity Strategist Sam Stovall discuss the December jobs report. ...
Thu Jan 08, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on the activist investor pushing for a Yahoo acquisition of AOL.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent, Nicole Petallides, and Liz MacDonald and Prudential Financial Chief Market Strategist Quincy Krosby and Ariel Investments Vice Chairman Charlie Bobrinskoy discuss conditions to ...
Wed Jan 07, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent on Petco’s decision to stop selling Chinese-made pet treats.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent breaks down Monster’s lawsuit against Beats over their headphones deal.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent and Wells Fargo Investment Institute President Darrell Cronk breaks down Rupert Murdoch, CEO of FBN’s parent company 21st Century Fox, Twitter comments on China and the nation’s ...
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