Ron Claiborne

By: Daisy Adams  |   | 

One of the longest serving employees for ABC News, Ron Claiborne is an American journalist widely renowned as the news anchor for ABC News’s Good Morning America. He joined the Manhattan-based news channel in 1986 and till date remains with the channel. 

Quick Facts About Ron Claiborne

Name Ron Claiborne
Profession Journalist
Gender Male
Birthday August 20, 1953
Age 64 Years Old
Star Sign Leo

In addition to serving as a news anchor for the channel, he also operates as General Assignment Correspondent for World News with Diane Sawyer and Good Morning America.  Ron formerly served in various branches of the channel including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami. 

In his illustrious career, he has reported international conflicts from Iraq, Afghanistan, China, South America and Africa. Besides that, he has also covered several internal affairs which include Catholic Church sex abuse in 2002, 1999 Yugoslavia Conflicts in Belgrade and Elian Gonzalez custody case from 1999 to 2000, for which he was honoured with an Emmy in 2000.

Ronald Eldridge Claiborne, better known by his celebrated name Ron Claiborne, was born on 20th August 1953 in San Francisco, California. Although he was born in San Francisco, he remained there for only two days as his family shifted to Oakland. He spent much of his childhood in Oakland and later shifted to Los Angeles. 

One of the prominent names in the American media, Ron holds and BA degree in Psychology from Yale University and MS in Journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. 

The 63-years-old news anchoring veteran Ron Claiborne is still single and is yet to tie the knot. In his years of service, he has never been romantically linked to anyone and is yet to publicly speak about his personal life. 

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