Ron Claiborne Biography, Age, Net Worth, Education, Career, ABC News

Ron Claiborne Biography

Ron Claiborne is a retired American journalist and ABC News correspondent. He was the “more news reporter” for Good Morning America’s weekend edition.


How old is Ron Claiborne?- Age

Ron is 69 years old as of August 2022. He was born Ronald Eldridge Claiborne on August 20, 1953, in San Francisco, California, United States of America.

Ron Claiborne Education

He earned a B.A. in psychology from Yale University and a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

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Ron Claiborne Career

Claiborne began his media career as an intern at an independent newspaper in Richmond, California. Claiborne worked as a general assignment correspondent for New York City’s independent WNYW-TV. Claiborne previously worked as a reporter for the New York Daily News from 1980 to 1982. He covered metropolitan news, city politics, city hall, and state government. Claiborne worked as a reporter and editor for the United Press International wire service in the late 1970s. Claiborne began his career with ABC News in 1986 as a general assignment journalist located in Boston, where he frequently reported and contributed to World News, Nightline, and Good Morning America.

He covered a wide range of stories for ABC News, including the legalization of gay marriage in Massachusetts, the Boston Catholic Church scandal in 2002, the Elian Gonzales custody battle, the Yugoslavia conflict in Belgrade, the Persian Gulf War, and Senator John McCain’s campaign in both the 1992 and 2008 presidential elections. In September 2018, Claiborne announced his retirement from ABC News and Good Morning America. Claiborne won an Emmy in 2000 for his coverage of Elian Gonzales’ arrest in Miami.

Ron Claiborne’s Net Worth

Ron has an estimated net worth of 5 million dollars as of 2022.