Ron Claiborne

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Ron Claiborne
Born Ron Claiborne
San Francisco, California, USA
Education B.A., M.J.
Alma mater Yale University
Columbia University
Occupation Journalist
News Anchor
Years active 1986-present
Notable credit(s) ABC News
(1986-present)
Good Morning America
(2004-present)

Ron Claiborne is an American journalist and correspondent for ABC News, he is the current news anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America.

Early life[edit]

Born in San Francisco, California, he attended and graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in psychology and a master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Claiborne's journalism career began, when he first worked at an independent newspaper based in Richmond, California.

Career[edit]

WNYW-TV[edit]

Claiborne worked as general assignment correspondent for FOX News New York affiliate in New York City.

New York Daily News[edit]

Claiborne was also a reporter for the New York Daily News from 1980 to 1982. He covered areas such as metropolitan news, city politics and city hall and state government.

United Press[edit]

During the late 1970s, Claiborne served as reporter and editor for the United Press International wire service.

ABC News[edit]

Claiborne joined ABC News in 1986 as a general assignment correspondent based in Boston, he frequently reports and contributes to World News, Nightline and Good Morning America. He covered a wide variety of stories for ABC News, topics includes the legalization of gay marriages in Massachusetts; the Boston Catholic Church scandal in 2002; the Elian Gonzales custody battle; the Yugosalavia conflict in Belgrade; the Persian Gulf War and the both the 1992 and 2008 U.S. Presidential campaigns where he covered Senator John McCain's campaign.[1]

Awards[edit]

Claiborne was awarded an Emmy in 2000, for his coverage of the seizure of Elian Gonzales in Miami.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ron Claiborne (2013-05-18). "Ron Claiborne". ABC Medianet. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 

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