Elaine Quijano Journalist

Elaine Quijano is an American journalist. She is of Filipina ethnicity. She is a 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.

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Date of birth


1. University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign Colleges/University

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (U of I, University of Illinois, UIUC, or simply Illinois) is a large public research-intensive university in the US state of Illinois. It is the flagship campus of the University of Illinois system. The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is the second oldest public university in the state, second to Illinois State University, and is a founding member of the Big Ten Conference. It is considered a Public Ivy and is a member of the Association of American Universities. The university is designated as a RU/VH Research University (very high research activities). The campus library system possesses the second-largest university library in the United States and the fifth-largest in the country overall.

Type Public university
2012. 1.16 bil. $
2010. 956 mil. $
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610 East John Street, 300 Turner Student Services Building, 61820 - Champaign, Illinois
2012. 32,281
2010. 31,540
2009. 31,473
2012. 12,239
2010. 12,322
Acceptance rate
2012. 63.3 %
2011. 67.6 %
2010. 68.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 15.3 K $
2011. 13.8 K $
2010. 13.1 K $
2009. 12.1 K $
2008. 11.7 K $
Official web page www.illinois.edu
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Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign connected by profession and/or age

b. 1975., Journalist
b. 1971., Journalist
b. 1926., Journalist
b. 1962., Journalist
b. 1931., Journalist
b. 1927., Journalist
b. 1929., Journalist
b. 1928., Journalist

Awards won

2014 News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
48 Hours TV Documentary Program
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Judy Rybak
Tom Seligson
Justine Redman
Patti Aronofsky
Josh Yager
Josh Gelman
Susan Mallie
Karen Raffensperger
Paul LaRosa
Avi Cohen
Anthony Batson
Elena DiFiore
Terrell Brown
Alec Sirken
Rodney Comrie
Peter Henderson
Ruth Chenetz
Liza Finley
Peter Shaw
Kathleen O’Connell
Ryan Corso
Al Briganti
Sally Rosen
Sara Ely
Megan Towery
Lauren Clark
Michael Solmsen
Judy Tygard
Jonathan Leach
Kim Kennedy
Nancy Kramer
Chuck Stevenson
Linda Martin
Susan Zirinsky
James Stolz
Clare Friedland
Shoshanah Wolfson
Ryan Smith
Dean Reynolds
Chris O'Connell
Taigi Smith


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