Frances Kuo

Frances Kuo

Frances Kuo is a reporter, producer and writer for CGTN America where she’s worked since 2014.

She’s covered stories ranging from Ebola to terrorism.

Previously, she spent five years working as a reporter and producer for NBC News Channel, where she worked on the Foreign Desk and had the opportunity to cover the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Prior to NBC, she spent 10 years as a reporter at various local TV stations across the United States.

Frances speaks Mandarin Chinese and French, which she studied in Paris during her junior year in college. She’s a proud alumna of Cornell University and Northwestern University.


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May 23, 2020

COVID-19: Graduation gowns serve as PPE

As healthcare workers battle on the frontlines of the coronavirus… the need for personal protective equipment has been a constant struggle. But one medical worker in the U.S.  has come up with an idea to help fill the gap, asking graduates to donate their gowns […] Read More...
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May 7, 2020

Dr. Deborah Birx’s scarves become sensation

Dr. Deborah Birx, White House Coronavirus Task Force Coordinator, is one of the leaders in U.S. efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. But she has also earned quite a lot followers who admired her style of wearing scarves. . What are her followers saying about […] Read More...
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May 7, 2020

Pet adoptions rise during outbreak

Pet adoptions have surged since the pandemic, because people may be in more need of companionship during the hard times. How has the rescue centers responded to the rise? Learn more.  Read More...
As winter sets in, parts of China's economy heats up
January 9, 2020

As winter sets in, parts of China’s economy heats up

The Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in China is a popular event that draws millions every year. It also provides a financial boost for the people who live there.  One group plays a very important role to make the event happen. CGTN’s Frances Kuo explains. Read More...
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