Elaine Quijano


Elaine Quijano is a Filipino-American reporter for the American television network, CBS. She has a B.S. degree in journalism from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is of Filipina descent She originally began studies as an engineer but changed to journalism. Quijano was a reporter/producer/anchor for WCIA-TV in Champaign, IL. She started there as an intern, having been intervirewed by a University of Illinois alumni. Later, she was a general assignment reporter for WFTS-TV in Tampa, FL. Quijano was a correspondent for CNN for nine years. Initially, Quijano was a correspondent for CNN Newsource starting in December, 2000. She covered Newsource's round-the-clock coverage of the September 11, 2001, and traveled to Kuwait City just days before the U.S. launched its invasion of Iraq in 2003 and reported in Kuwait for a month. She has also filed reports on the Washington, DC sniper case involving Lee Boyd Malvo and John Allen Muhammad. Quijano was in Washington, DC for CNN starting in January 2006. She covered the 2004 reelection campaign George W. Bush and the campaign of Vice Presidential candidate John Edwards. Later, she covered the White House. In this capacity, she  ( Wikipedia article )


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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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