Elaine Quijano Biography – Elaine Quijano Wiki
Elaine Quijano is an American television reporter. She is an anchor for CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming service, and a correspondent for CBS News contributing to all CBS News broadcasts and platforms. Quijano anchors weekday coverage and hosts the nightly politics show “Red & Blue.” She also anchors the Sunday edition of “CBS Weekend News,” and her reporting is regularly featured on “CBS This Morning” and the “CBS Evening News.” Quijano led political coverage on CBSN throughout the 2016 presidential campaign and anchored CBSN coverage of the primary, debate, and political convention nights. She was named moderator for the 2016 vice presidential debate, marking the first time an anchor from a digital network would moderate a national debate in a general election campaign.
Quijano joined CBS News in 2010. Since then she has covered different stories, which includes the Boston Marathon bombings, Superstorm Sandy, and the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Quijano was also part of the CBS News team that received an Alfred I. duPont Award for the network’s coverage of the 2012 Newtown shootings. Prior to joining CBS News, she worked for CNN as a Washington, D.C.-based correspondent. While there, she reported from various beats, including the White House, the Pentagon, and the Supreme Court. She was named a White House correspondent for CNN in 2006 and covered the administrations of President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama. During that time, she reported on the Bush administration’s war on terror, his failed push for comprehensive immigration reform, and the financial crisis that emerged in the fall of 2008.
Before that, Quijano was a correspondent for CNN Newsource, the Network’s affiliate news service. She was part of Newsource’s round-the-clock coverage of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and reported for CNN affiliates across the nation. Quijano also traveled to Kuwait City just days before the U.S. launched its invasion of Iraq in 2003, and provided extended onsite coverage.
In the past, Quijano was a general assignment reporter for WFTS-TV in Tampa, Florida. She also worked as a reporter, producer, and anchor for WCIA-TV in Champaign, Illinois. She received a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1995 from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
Elaine Quijano Age
She was born on January 21, 1974, in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Elaine Quijano Husband
Her husband is unclear.
Elaine Quijano Parents
She was born to a mother from Batangas, and a father from Davao City, in the Philippines.
Elaine Quijano Salary
Elaine Quijano’s salary is estimated to be $60 thousand per year.
Elaine Quijano Net Worth
Elaine Quijano’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Elaine Quijano Height
She stands at a height of 5eet ft 6 inches (1.67m) tall.