Elaine Quijano Profile
Elaine Quijano born Elaine Cagas Quijano is an American television reporter working as 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.
Elaine Quijano Career
In her job at CBSN, Quijano anchors weekday coverage and hosts the nightly policy show “Red & Blue.” She also hosts the Sunday version of “CBS Weekend News,” and is frequently featured on “CBS This Morning” and “CBS Evening News.”
Quijano led CBSN’s election coverage during the 2016 presidential race and anchored CBSN’s coverage of the primaries, interviews, and political convention evenings. Most prominently, Quijano was elected moderator for the 2016 vice-presidential debate, marking the first time that a digital network anchor would moderate the nationwide debate in the general election process.
Quijano is a dynamic reporter who is equally skilled at reporting news breaks and human interest reports. Additionally, the broad journalism history encompasses the White House, the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, and the Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school shooting.
In 2010, Quijano joined CBS News. Since then, she has traveled widely and covered a host of stories, including the Boston Marathon bombings, Superstorm Sandy, and the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Quijano was also part of the CBS News staff, which got the Alfred I. DuPont Award for network coverage of the 2012 Newtown shootings.
In 2011, Quijano disclosed in a paper that the White House would not give a letter of condolence to the families of service members who had committed suicide. After the study, President Obama overturned the strategy.
Quick Facts About Elaine Quijano
|Age||48 years old as of 2022|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Prior to joining CBS News, she worked as a Washington, D.C. reporter for CNN. While there, she recorded a variety of beats, including the White House, the Pentagon, and the Supreme Court. Quijano was named White House correspondent for CNN in 2006 and covered the presidency of President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama.
Previously, Quijano was a reporter for CNN Newsource, the network’s partner news service. It was part of Newsource’s round-the-clock coverage of the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks and reported to CNN affiliates around the country.
Quijano has flown to Kuwait City just days before the U.S. began its invasion of Iraq in 2003 and offered extended on-site coverage. Previously, Quijano had been a general assignment reporter for WFTS-TV in Tampa, Florida. She has worked as a WCIA-TV reporter/producer/anchor in Champaign, Illinois.
Elaine Quijano Age
Quijano is 48 years old as of 2022. She was born on 21 January 1974 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 21st of January every year.
Elaine Quijano Height
Quijano stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches ( 1.68 m) tall.
Elaine Quijano Family
Quijano’s mother is from Batangas while her father is from Davao City, Philippines. Information regarding Quijano’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Elaine Quijano Husband
Information about Quijano’s dating life is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Quijano is engaged to someone or whether she is married. It is also not known if she has any children.
Elaine Quijano Salary
Being one of the top reporters for CBS, Quijano earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Elaine Quijano Net Worth
Quijano has an estimated net worth of between $100,000 – $1 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a journalist.