While talking about ABC News Journalist, Ronald Eldridge “Ron” Claiborne is the name that comes at very beginning. Shortly known as Ron Claiborne, he has experience of working as a journalist, correspondents and anchor for American media for long time. Ron Claiborne was born on August 20, 1953 in San Francisco, California with birth name Ronald Claiborne and grew up in Oakland, Calif, and Los Angeles. Claiborne has degree from some top tie university. He graduated degree with a B.A. in psychology from Yale University and he earned master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Claiborne currently works as news anchor of Good Morning America for ABC News. He began his career in journalism from FOX News, New York, as a general assignment correspondent. He also has experience of working as a reporter for the New York Daily News, where he worked from 1980 to 1982. During his tenure in New York Daily News, he used to cover the stories of areas including metro Politian news, city hall and state government and city politics. In 1970, he worked as a reporter and editor in United Press International wire Service.
His did his first professional job as a television reporter for Channel 5 in New York, where he realized his passion for working on T.V. Claiborne started his career in ABC News in 1986 and worked there as a general assignment correspondent based in Boston. He contributes in reporting for Good Morning America, World News and Nightline. He presented news on wide variety of topics including the Boston catholic Church scandal in 2002; the legalization of gay marriahes in Massachusetts; the Elian Gonzales custody battle; the Persian Gulf War; the Younsalavia conflict in Belgradae and U.S. Presidential campaigns of 1992 and 2008. During presidential campaign he covered campaign of Senator John McCain’s campaign.
“I love to talk to people and ask questions and my career has given me license to do that and get paid for it. I have witnessed some of the wonders of human behavior and seen some of the consequences of the awfulness and madness of which mankind is capable.”
– Ron Claiborne “25 Years and Counting.”
AWARDS & PERSONAL FIGURE
Claiborne has been awarded for his contribution in journalism as a reporter. He won Emmy in 2000 along with his team of ABC News for his coverage of the Seizure of Elian Gonzalez in Miami. He has also won Ochberg Fellowship in University of Washington affiliated Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma.
Claiborne stands tall with height of 6’1’’. While talking about his personal life, Claiborne has not married yet and there have been no any reports about his affairs and relationships. Medias have not given much more attention to his personal life, he might get married in future though he is over 60. Contrary to his age Claiborne is active on social media such as facebook and Twitter where he updates about his recent activities. Claiborne has earned net worth of $600 thousands from his career as a journalist.