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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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
Robo-Surgeries Attract FDA Scrutiny
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Apr 12, 2013 01:30 PM Story from Health RON CLAIBORNE and DANIEL CLARK, ABC News
Sloane Stephens: The Teenage Star Who Beat Serena Williams
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Jan 23, 2013 05:52 PM Story from US JENNIFER ABBEY and RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Austin Woods: Oklahoma Sooners Player Says Tackling Cancer Was 'a Team Effort'
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Jan 05, 2013 10:24 AM Story from US ALYSSA NEWCOMB and RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Suspected 'Cop Killer' Bank Robber Had Threatened President
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Dec 27, 2013 03:54 AM Story from US RON CLAIBORNE and GILLIAN MOHNEY, ABC News
'Cop Killer' Suspect Connected to Another Bank Robbery
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Dec 27, 2013 03:54 AM Story from US RON CLAIBORNE and GILLIAN MOHNEY, 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
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
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 Camp Relieved by Its Reaction to Accusations
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Feb 22, 2008 05:48 AM Story from Politics/Vote2008 RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
McCain Keeping Pres. Bush Out of Sight?
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May 27, 2008 06:07 PM Story from Politics/Vote2008 RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
John McCain: International Man, It's No Mystery
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Mar 20, 2008 07:37 PM Story from Politics/Vote2008 RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Colbert Issues 'Green Screen' Challenge to McCainiacs
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Jun 11, 2008 02:58 PM Story from Politics RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
McCain Calls on Bush to Boycott Olympic Ceremonies
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Apr 11, 2008 05:46 PM Story from Politics/Vote2008 RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
McCain Draws Battle Lines for General Election
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Jun 04, 2008 04:42 PM Story from Politics/Vote2008 RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
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