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Jo Ling Kent

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CNN

100 Center

Atlanta, Georgia 30303

United States

Company Description

CNN Worldwide is a portfolio of two dozen news and information services across cable, satellite, radio, wireless devices and the Internet in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. Domestically, CNN reaches more individuals on television, the w ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Correspondent

FOX News

Journalist

ABC News

Correspondent

NBC Universal

Co-Chair, New York Chapter

Young China Watchers

Business Analyst

BBC

Founding Chair

Annual International Women's Day Benefit

Affiliations

Board Member
Minnesota YMCA Youth

Wagoner Fellow
Peking University

Member of the Baker Institute Student Forum
Rice University

Member of Executive Board
Baker Institute

Education

B.A.

history , policy studies and Asian studies

Rice University

master's degrees

international affairs

London School of Economics

master's degrees

international affairs

Peking University

Web References (138 Total References)


Our Team | YCW

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Jo Ling Kent is Co-Head of YCW New York. She is a correspondent covering tech and general news for NBC News. She was previously a correspondent at Fox Business Network. Jo spent 5 years in China as a journalist for CNN and ABC News, along with a Fulbright Scholarship.


Jo Ling Kent is an associate ...

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Jo Ling Kent is an associate producer and Web journalist for CNN based in the Beijing bureau.


Jo Ling Kent - Personality Bio - Fox Business

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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.
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FBN's Jo Ling Kent on top Obama officials meeting with tech CEOs to discuss how to curb terror groups' online recruitment efforts.
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FBN's Jo Ling Kent on some of the stocks hardest hit by today's market sell-off.


James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy Rice University | Events | Through the Sallyport to China

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Jo Ling Kent, associate producer and Web journalist for CNN's Beijing bureau, reflects on her experiences in news media.

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Jo Ling Kent is an associate producer and Web journalist for CNN based in the Beijing bureau. As one of two producers covering China for all CNN platforms, she has produced breaking news and features on Liu Xiaobo's Nobel Peace Prize, the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, Google's decision to leave China, President Obama's first visit to Asia, China's 60th anniversary, the environment, currency, China's youngest elected village chief and, most recently, China's reactions to events in the Middle East and the Japan earthquake. From 2007 to 2008, Kent was a Web journalist for ABC News, covering the Beijing Olympics, the 2008 Taiwan presidential elections, the Sichuan earthquake and the economy. She was also a member of the first-ever team of American journalists to broadcast live from Tibet to the United States.
Kent is also the founder and chair of the Annual International Women's Day Benefit, a fundraising event and scholarship program that since 2006 has funded women teachers and grassroots mentoring programs that have empowered young women in the United States and China.
A U.S. Fulbright Fellow to China from 2006 to 2007, Kent received master's degrees in international affairs from the London School of Economics (LSE) and Peking University, where she was a Wagoner Fellow. She also holds a B.A. in history, policy studies and Asian studies from Rice University, where she was a member of the Baker Institute Student Forum (BISF). She grew up in Minnesota and speaks fluent Chinese. Follow her on Twitter @joCNN.
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Jo Ling Kent PROGRAMS Transnational China Project


FOX Business Network (FBN) has ...

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FOX Business Network (FBN) has hired Jo Ling Kent from NBC's owned and operated station WVIT (Hartford), announced Kevin Magee, head of the network.

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Starting May 1st, Kent will serve as a business reporter for FBN covering breaking financial news and international market moves. She will be based out of FBN's headquarters in New York.
In making the announcement Magee said, "Jo is an extremely accomplished reporter. Her experience overseas will help our audience understand international markets and economies."
While at WVIT, Kent covered local businesses as a general assignment and investigative reporter. Prior to that, she was a campaign embed reporter for NBC News, covering the 2012 presidential race. Before joining NBC, she covered the Chinese economy, human rights, Taiwan trade and environmental issues as an associate producer in CNN's Beijing bureau. She got her start in television working as a web reporter for ABC News where she covered the Beijing Olympics, 2008 Taiwan elections, unrest in Tibet and the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.
In 2006, Kent founded the Annual International Women's Day Benefit, an organization dedicated to creating mentoring and education programs for girls in the United States and China. To date, the organization has raised tens of thousands of dollars through fundraising events across the country.
Kent holds two masters degrees in international affairs from both the London School of Economics and Peking University, in addition to a BA from Rice University. She is 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 women's activist lawyers. She originally helms from Minnesota and is fluent in Mandarin.

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