She is the first Asian-American to moderate the vice-presidential debate. In 2016, she was given the authority to run a vice presidential debate, and since then Elaine Quijano shot to the spotlight as a person to question and quiz two vice presidential candidates. She is currently the anchor for CBSN, the digital streaming network associated with CBS News that runs 24 hours. In addition, she also hosts the political show Red and Blue.
Working previously for CNN she joined the network in December 2000 as a correspondent for CNN Newssource, an affiliate of CNN Networks.
She is quite passionate about her job and is known for coverage of popular stories like White House, the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Conn. She has been awarded the News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine. Elaine is one of the veterans in the field of TV journalism and expected to earn a very competitive salary. Even though the exact net worth is not disclosed, Elaine Quijano earns an average of $102K per year.
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Elaine Quijano Married, Husband
Talking about the love life of Philipino- American beauty, Elaine is not married at this point. However, her post in her Instagram on 31 January 2016 leads to the belief that our beauty is finally on the radar of some handsome guy. Elaine and her partner were seen in the posted photo, though only from behind, and looked like they were flying to some place or arrived in New York City for a date.
Elaine Quijano with her Partner Seen in an Airport in New York on 31 January 2016. (Photo Credit: Elaine Quijano's Instagram)
The day was a Saturday and the time midnight as the post mentioned it explicitly, and it seems the love was on the air for the lovebirds. However, the identity is not yet disclosed to her fan followers who are desperately waiting for this hard-working anchor to go home and find a partner or a husband waiting patiently for her.
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Elaine Quijano Age, Parents
Elaine is around 43 years of age and was born in 1975 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Her parents who were initially from the Philippines had Elaine here after they arrived in the US. Most of her family still live in Batangas and Davao City in the Philippines where her mother and father hails from respectively. Growing up in Skokie and Morton Grove suburbs of Chicago, she is one of the US’s 36 million second-generation immigrants.
“When people think of Filipino Americans they think of hard working and intelligent people,” said Elaine in an interview given in the Filipinas Magazine in 2016. Elaine added that “Because she has the Filipino background this has made her stronger, resilient and hardworking.”
Her alma mater is the University of Illinois at Urbana—Champaign where she received her Bachelors in Journalism in 1995.