Election 2016

This Debate Moderator Is Making History

By ANDREA GONZALEZ-RAMIREZ | Oct. 3, 2016 | Source: Refinery 29 | Photo credit: YouTube

On Tuesday, Sen. Tim Kaine and Gov. Mike Pence will be facing off at the first and only vice presidential debate of this election season. 

But the spotlight will also be on Elaine Quijano, the CBSN anchor and longtime broadcast journalist who will be moderating the debate.

The Filipino-American reporter was selected for the role in early September by the nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates.

So who is Quijano, and why was she chosen to fill one of the moderator slots? Click HERE to read the Refinery 29 article about the three things you need to know about her.