CBS New's Elaine Quijano makes history as first Asian-American debate moderator.
CBS New's Elaine Quijano makes history as first Asian-American debate moderator
Elaine Quijano is also the first digital news journalist to host a debate. The debate, which will take place on Oct. 4 at Longwood University in Virginia, is the only one scheduled between VP hopefuls Democratic Senator Tim Kaine and Republican Governor Mike Pence.
She is an anchor for CBSN, the CBS News 24-hour digital streaming network, and a correspondent for CBS News contributing to all CBS News broadcasts and platforms.
In her role at CBSN, Quijano has anchored the streaming network’s coverage of primary, debate and political convention nights throughout the 2016 presidential campaign. Quijano anchors weekdays on CBSN as well as the Sunday edition of “CBS Weekend News.” Additionally, her reporting is regularly featured on “CBS This Morning” and the “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley.”
Based in New York, Quijano is a versatile correspondent, equally adept at covering breaking news and human interest stories. Moreover, her deep journalism background includes covering the White House, the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Conn. Read more at CBSnews.com.