Elaine Quijano Biography
Elaine Quijano is a well-known journalist working in the television industry in the United States. Her work on CNN and CBS News has earned her a significant amount of notoriety. In 1994, she began her career in journalism by working as an intern at WCIA in Champion, Illinois. She was eventually elevated to the position of reporter and anchor at the station.
She is a stunning woman who can be seen on CBS News at the moment. Elaine gained a lot of notoriety in the past for her work at CNN. Elaine was selected to serve in the role of moderator for the vice presidential debate that took place at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, in October of 2016.
Elaine Quijano Age
Elaine was born in 1975 in the United States of America and was brought up in Chicago, Illinois in the Skokie and Morton Grove suburbs. She is 49 years old.
Elaine Quijano Parents
Quijano has not yet revealed any details concerning her family. However, information about her parents and siblings will be updated as soon as possible.
Elaine Quijano Husband
Quijano has not shared any information concerning her marital status therefore we do not know whether she is married, dating, or single. This information will be updated as soon as it is made available to the public.
Elaine Quijano Nationality
Elaine is of American nationality and Filipino ethnicity.
Elaine Quijano CBS News
Elaine is a reporter for CBS News and is based in New York City. She has covered stories such as Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the bombing of the Boston Marathon in 2013, the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, and the World Cup in 2014.
She is also the anchor for the Sunday edition of CBS Weekend News in addition to being an anchor for the digital streaming network CBSN that CBS operates. Her work has been featured on the television programs CBS This Morning and The CBS Evening News.
Elaine Quijano CNN
Elaine began working as a correspondent for CNN Newsource, which is an affiliate of CNN, in December of the year 2000. Elain reported on the terrorist attacks that took place on September 11, 2001, and she went to Kuwait City just before the United States invaded Iraq in 2003. She was in Kuwait for close to a month during her visit.
She also covered the disaster that befell the Space Shuttle Columbia in 2003 as well as the sniper attacks on the Beltway. In 2004, Quijano began his career at CNN/US in the position of general assignment correspondent based in Washington, D.C.
Elaine was a journalist who covered the United States Department of Defense, the Supreme Court, the re-election campaign of President George W. Bush in 2004, as well as the campaign of vice presidential candidate John Edwards. She was given the role of White House correspondent for CNN in the year 2006.
Quijano covered major stories during the administration of George W. Bush while working as a correspondent for the White House. These stories included the War on Terror, the failed attempt at comprehensive immigration reform, and the financial crisis of 2008.
Elaine Quijano Political Affiliation
In October of 2016, she was selected to serve as the moderator for the vice presidential debate that took place at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia. In the 2016 presidential election, Elaine voted for Hillary Clinton as her candidate of choice.
Elaine is the first person of Asian or Asian American descent to moderate an election discussion in the United States. At the age of 44, she also set a record for becoming the youngest journalist to ever mediate a discussion.
The Commission on Presidential Debates selected her to serve in that capacity for the vice-presidential debate that took place on October 4, 2016, at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia (CPD).
She was also the youngest journalist to moderate a debate in the United States since 1988. As a result, she made history by being the first Asian American to moderate a discussion in the United States for a national elected post during the general election. Also, this was the very first time that an anchor from a digital network has been chosen to moderate a nationwide debate.
Elaine Quijano Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $1.3 million.
Elaine Quijano Salary
the annual salary of a correspondent at CBS News ranges from $60,000 – $90,000.