Elaine Quijano Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 30 Oct, 2018
Facts of Elaine Quijano
Date of Birth: 1975
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Elaine Quijano
Birth Name Elaine Quijano
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Chicago, Illinois
Ethnicity White
Profession Reporter
Working For Television
Net Worth Unknown
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements Unknown
Boyfriend Unknown
Married Unknown
Education University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Awards News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine
TV Show CNN
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Elaine Quijano is a reporter, correspondent, and anchor. She has been known for her work in the CNN as well as the CBS NewsShe started her journalism career as an intern at WCIA in Champion, Illinois, in 1994, and subsequently promoted to a reporter/anchor there. 

Elaine Quijano is a beautiful lady who appears now on the CBS News. She was previously known for her work in the CNN. In October 2016, she was named as the moderator for the vice-presidential debate at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia

Early Life And Education of Elaine Quijano

Elaine Quijano was born in 1975 in the United States of America. She was brought up in Chicago, Illinois in the Skokie and Morton Grove suburbs. She is of American nationality and Filipino ethnicity. Her mother immigrated to the US from the Philippines.

She enrolled at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for her education from where she graduated in the year 1995 with a Bachelor’s Degree in journalism.

Elaine Quijano's Career

Elaine Quijano’s career started off when she began working as an intern in WCIA-TV. Later, she became a reporter, producer and an anchor there. Her skills led her to become the general assignment reporter in the WFTS-TV in Florida next.

She started her work in the CNN affiliate, CNN Newsource on December 2000 and covered the US invasion of Iraq, Columbia disaster, Beltway sniper attacks, the Pentagon, Supreme Court, a re-election of George W. Bush as well as the 9/11 incident among many other such events.

After leaving CNN in December 2009, Elaine Quijano was called upon to join the CBS News in 2010 whereby she started off as a general assignment reporter.

In 2011, she helped convince former President Barack Obama to send letters of Condolence to families of military members that had committed suicide. After her report, a policy was acted to make sure that correspondence was delivered.

CAPTION: Elaine Quijano in the newsroom SOURCE: Quartz Media

She is currently working as an anchor of CBS Weekend News, This Morning and Evening News and was named the moderator for the vice presidential debate of the year 2016. 

In October 2016, she was named as the moderator for the vice-presidential debate at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia. She supported Hillary Clinton in the Presidential election of 2016. 

She became the first Asian American to moderate a US debate office in the general election. Quijano also became the youngest journalist to moderate debate at the age of 44.

Quijano was named as the moderator for the vice presidential debate on October 4, 2016, at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, by the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD). She thereby became the first Asian American to moderate a U.S. debate for national elected office in the general election, and the youngest journalist to moderate a debate since 1988. It was also the first time a digital network anchor had been selected to moderate a national debate.

Elaine Quijano's Net Worth, Salary, and Measurements

Elaine Quijano has accumulated a huge number of fans and has carried out several endeavors in the journalism sector, hence earning a considerable amount of net worth in the range of almost a million dollars. Her salary is certainly in the range of thousands and it is on the rise for sure.

She has worked for various net works such as WCIA-TV, WFTS-TV, CNN, and CBS. She has covered major events such as Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the Boston Marathon bombing of 2013, Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, and the 2014 World Cup. 

Elaine Quijano body measurements are another attractive feature of her personality. She has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches and a maintained body which she dresses up well and attracts a lot of fans with.

Elaine Quijano's Personal Life

Elaine Quijano is an unmarried woman. She is not dating anyone (publicly). She reveals less about her personal life, her parents and even her date of birth. As there are no any rumors of her having a husband .or children, it can be assumed that she has not been married.

CAPTION: journalism Elaine Quijano with her colleague SOURCE: Heightline

Neither has she been linked to having a boyfriend from anyone of the journalism fraternity. She is already at the age of her forties and it can be hoped that more information about her personal life becomes available to her fans in the time to come.

She is an avid adventure lover. She likes Scuba diving and other adventure activities like trekking, rafting, and ski. She reads political and science fiction books in her leisure time. Her favorite book series is The Hitcher’s Guide to the Galaxy.

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