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Business and tech correspondent Kent departs NBC News

September 7, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Jo Ling Kent

Jo Ling Kent, a business and tech correspondent with NBC News, has left the organization after six years.

Before NBC News, she was at Fox Business Network for three years covering technology.

Prior to joining Fox Business, Kent served as an on-air reporter for NBC’s owned and operated station WVIT-TV in Hartford. In this role she covered local businesses as a general assignment and investigative reporter.

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.

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 U.S. Fulbright Fellow to China, specializing in the effects of legal aid for underprivileged women in China’s criminal justice system.

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