NBC News Business & Technology Correspondent, “NBC News Correspondents”
Jo Ling Kent is a correspondent at NBC News covering business, technology and the economy. In just the past months, Kent spoke with a former YouTube employee to reveal the secrets of the platform’s algorithm in an exclusive interview, chased Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg down the hallways of Congress, interviewed Facebook and Google whistle-blowers – one of whom called Facebook “a living, breathing crime scene for what happened in the 2016 election” – and scored an exclusive first look at Amazon’s new Echo edition for kids. She covers all aspects of tech giants’ influence on our daily lives, recently reporting from Facebook’s annual F8 conference.
Previously, Kent was a reporter at Fox Business Network and an investigative reporter at NBC Connecticut, where she won a Peabody for NBC