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
War Chickens Warn of Gas Attacks
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Feb 24, 2003 04:23 PM Story from GMA Ron Claiborne, ABC News
Sorenstam's Golf Plans Stirs Controversy
Ron Claiborne
May 14, 2003 07:25 AM Story from GMA Ron Claiborne, ABC News
Ashrita Furman: World Record Holder for Most World Records
RON CLAIBORNE
Jan 16, 2011 12:41 PM Story from GMA RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Nun's Devotion Inspires Xavier Basketball Team
RON CLAIBORNE
Mar 20, 2010 09:37 AM Story from GMA/Weekend RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Canada's Immigration Laws Draw New Scrutiny
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Sep 26, 2001 10:03 PM Story from International Ron Claiborne, ABC News
In Selma, McCain Recalls Civil Rights March
abc, world news, charles gibson, ron claiborne, john mccain, selma, race, african american
Apr 21, 2008 07:48 PM Story from WN/Vote2008 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
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
Friendly's Grilled Cheese Burger Melt Tips Scales, Shocks Health Advocates
RON CLAIBORNE
Jun 25, 2010 01:07 PM Story from WN/article RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Gulf Oil Spill: Latest Plan Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal Supports Draws Criticism From Federal Government and Scientists
RON CLAIBORNE
Jul 07, 2010 06:44 PM Story from WN RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
U.S. Firms Dodge Billions in Taxes by Moving Profits Overseas
RON CLAIBORNE
May 13, 2010 06:30 PM Story from WN RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
Fact Check: President Obama's Record on Jobs
RON CLAIBORNE
Oct 28, 2010 06:36 PM Story from WN RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
US Apologizes for 1940s STD Study That Infected Guatemalans With Syphilis
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Oct 01, 2010 05:48 PM Story from WN RON CLAIBORNE, ABC News
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