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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What U.S. Tourism Means for Cuba
RON CLAIBORNE and JOHN BENTLEY
Jun 19, 2016 09:35 AM Story from International RON CLAIBORNE and JOHN BENTLEY, ABC News
Muhammad Ali and ABC Sportscaster Howard Cosell's Unlikely Friendship
RON CLAIBORNE and EMILY SHAPIRO
Jun 04, 2016 08:11 PM Story from US RON CLAIBORNE and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News
New Titanic Map Shows 'Entire Crime Scene'
RON CLAIBORNE
Mar 09, 2012 05:59 PM Story from Technology 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
Man Pulls Gun in Road Rage Incident to Ward Off Alleged Attackers
RON CLAIBORNE
Dec 07, 2012 02:59 AM Story from US RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Vigil Held as 'Cop Killer' Manhunt Goes Nationwide
RON CLAIBORNE
Dec 27, 2013 03:54 AM Story from US RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Harvard Senior Addresses "American Jihad"
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Jun 06, 2002 07:25 PM Story from WNT Ron Claiborne, ABC News
Restless Crew Gets a Break
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Mar 11, 2003 06:44 PM Story from WNT Ron Claiborne, ABC News
In Selma, McCain Recalls Civil Rights March
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Apr 21, 2008 07:48 PM Story from WN/Vote2008 RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Working Off Your Property Taxes?
abc, world news, charles gibson, ron claiborne, greenburgh, new york, property taxes, seniors, work, dorros
Dec 27, 2007 08:03 PM Story from WN RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Parched Florida Wetlands Spread Wildfires
Ron Claiborne
Feb 24, 2001 03:14 PM Story from WNT Ron Claiborne, ABC News
Logan Security Chief Reassigned
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Oct 02, 2001 08:47 PM Story from WNT Ron Claiborne, ABC News
Vote 2010 Election: First-Time Candidates for House Are a Diverse Bunch
RON CLAIBORNE
Nov 01, 2010 05:56 PM Story from WN RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Cardinal Law Faces Uncertain Future
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Dec 13, 2002 10:37 PM Story from WNT Ron Claiborne, ABC News
God, Football, Cheerleaders: Room for Religion on the Gridiron?
RON CLAIBORNE
Oct 01, 2009 03:15 PM Story from WN RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
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