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.


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...
A cafe in China delivers pet companionship with cup of Joe
October 18, 2019

Cafe in China offers pet companionship with a cup of Joe

Cafes around the world are expanding their appeal – by offering the affection of a pet. Owners at one café in China say the concept isn’t “quackery.” CGTN’s Frances Kuo has more. It may look like life on the farm. But, it’s actually an afternoon […] Read More...
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