Ron Claiborne is a very talented journalist with immense encyclopedic knowledge and perfect presenting skills. An American journalist, Ronald Eldridge Claiborne, professionally known as Ron Claiborne is famous as a correspondent for ABC News.
Currently, he can be seen as a news anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America. Ron is counted in the perfect list journalist with his performances, hard work, and dedication.
Talking about his early life, he was born on August 20, 1953, in San Francisco, California. With a birth name Ronald Eldridge Claiborne, Claiborne was very decent since his childhood days.
For ABC News, he has covered extensive Variety of news which includes the Boston Catholic Church scandal in 2002; the Yugoslavia conflict in Belgrade; the legalization of gay marriages in Massachusetts; the Persian Gulf War; the Elian Gonzales custody battle and both of the 1992 and 2008 U.S. Presidential campaigns.
He was very talented and was one of the bright students. With a B.A. in psychology, Ron Claiborne graduated from Yale University, and then he joined the Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism from where he earned his master degree. His work at an independent newspaper based in Richmond, California was the beginning of his journalism career.
Ron joining the writing career has been almost two decades, and in this interval of time, he has contributed many to the journalism. He has been able to make his presence as a journalist and news anchor inspiring many youths.
Throughout his career, he has worked for FOX News New York affiliate in New York City as a general assignment correspondent. At the late 1970s, Ron Claiborne worked as an editor and reporter for the United Press International wire service.
He has mounted success by working hard, collecting some audiences and earning an incredible salary. His net worth is estimated to be $600 thousand.
From the year 1980 to 1982, he worked as a journalist for the New York Daily News where he covered areas like city politics and city hall, state government and metropolitan news.
As a general assignment correspondent based in Boston, Ron joined ABC News in the year 1986.
For his coverage of the seizure of Elian Gonzales in Miami, he has been able to win an Emmy award in 2000. More about his professional life can be grabbed from the wiki.
He says that he find his childhood very idyllic. Though being a successful journalist, he seems not interested in the fortune and fame that comes along being successful.
The Tall person is standing with the height of six feet one inches, Ron is not yet married and loves being single. He being single and having no girlfriend has raised the eyebrows of many of his audiences.
He is rumored to be gay, but the rumors are always rumors until and unless they are verified. As he is not married, there is no possibility of him having a wife and children. Divorce is not applicable if he is not married.
Visitors to ABC News today from IS 116 in Jamaica, Queens. Look for 1 or more of them reporting the news in 10-15 yrs
Visitors to ABC News today from IS 116 in Jamaica, Queens. Look for 1 or more of them reporting the news in 10-15 yrs pic.twitter.com/PA8clUmBOu
— Ronald Claiborne (@RonEClaiborne) October 15, 2016
Sixty-two-year-old successful journalist, Ron Claiborne has not revealed much about his personal life. In one of the interviews, he says that he lived in San Francisco for only two days as he was brought to his family in Oakland.