Ron Claiborne

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Ron Claiborne is the news anchor for ABC News' weekend edition of "Good Morning America."

Claiborne joined ABC News in 1986. In addition to his news... Read More »

Ron Claiborne is the news anchor for ABC News' weekend edition of "Good Morning America."

Claiborne joined ABC News in 1986. In addition to his news anchor duties, he is a general assignment correspondent based in New York, reporting for "World News with Diane Sawyer" and "Good Morning America."

Claiborne has previously worked in the New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami and Boston bureaus of ABC News. He has also covered international stories in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf, China, South America, Africa and Europe.

In 2007 and 2008, Claiborne covered the presidential campaign of Sen. John McCain. He has also covered such stories as the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal in 2002 and 2003, the Elian Gonzalez custody case in Miami in 1999 to 2000, the Yugoslavia conflict in Belgrade in 1999, the 2000 Bush presidential campaign, the 1992 Clinton presidential campaign and the 1991 Persian Gulf War. During the 2003 Iraq War, he reported from the Persian Gulf region and was "embedded" on the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln.

Claiborne was part of the ABC News team that won a 2000 Emmy Award for coverage of the seizure of Elian Gonzalez in Miami. In 2003, he was an Ochberg Fellow with the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, affiliated with the University of Washington.

Prior to joining ABC News, he was a general assignment correspondent for WNYW-TV, New York from 1982 to 1986. He was a reporter for the New York Daily News from 1980 to 1982 and a reporter and national editor for United Press International in New York, from 1977 until 1980.

Claiborne earned an MS in journalism in 1975 from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He received a BA in psychology from Yale University in 1974. He is a native of San Francisco, Calif., and grew up in Oakland, Calif., and Los Angeles.

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Man Pulls Gun in Road Rage Incident to Ward Off Alleged Attackers
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Dec 07, 2012 02:59 AM Story from US RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Parasailing Accidents Raise Questions About Safety
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Sep 09, 2012 09:21 PM Story from US RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Vigil Held as 'Cop Killer' Manhunt Goes Nationwide
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Dec 27, 2013 03:54 AM Story from US RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
New Titanic Map Shows 'Entire Crime Scene'
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Mar 09, 2012 05:59 PM Story from Technology RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
McCain Campaign Says Obama is 'Playing the Race Card'
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Nov 04, 2008 03:25 PM Story from Politics/Vote2008 RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
McCain Campaign Goes on Offense
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Aug 27, 2008 11:39 AM Story from Politics/Conventions RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Iraq Now Central to McCain Campaign, But Not to Voters
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Feb 09, 2009 10:29 AM Story from Politics RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
McCain Shifts Opposition on Government Bailout of Insurance Giant
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Sep 17, 2008 08:57 AM Story from Politics/5050 RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
McCain to Attack Obama's Alleged Ties to Former Radical
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Oct 05, 2008 09:02 AM Story from Politics/Vote2008 RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Chorus Creates Harmonious Future for Boston's Children
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Dec 23, 2010 02:34 PM Story from US RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
'Nation's Report Card' Shows American Student Struggling With Reading, Math
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Nov 18, 2010 07:00 PM Story from US RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Kids Feared Dead, Father Extradicted
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Jul 15, 2003 05:44 PM Story from US Ron Claiborne, ABC News
College-Bound Students Not Prepared in Basic Subjects
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Aug 17, 2011 06:16 PM Story from US RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
God, Football, Cheerleaders: Room for Religion on the Gridiron?
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Oct 01, 2009 03:15 PM Story from WN RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Fact Check: President Obama's Record on Jobs
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Oct 28, 2010 06:36 PM Story from WN RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
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