Ron Claiborne is a famous American retired Journalist who worked on the ABC News channel. He had worked in the channels WNYW-TV, which has headquarters in New York City, the United States of America. Ron is one of the award-winning journalists and hosted the shows like World News with Diane Sawyer and Good Morning America on the ABC channel. He is one of the popularity and senior journalist in America.
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The early life of Ron Claiborne
Ron Claiborne was born in San Francisco, California, the United States. His father’s name is, Earl Claiborne, worked at a Navy shipyard, and he passed away in 1995. His mother’s name is unknown, but she worked in a daycare school for informal children on Percy Street.
Ron has two brothers, and there is no information about his brother’s names and occupations. He spent his early life in Oakland and Los Angeles with his parents and siblings. Ron will always consider his father a hero since childhood.
Ron Claiborne education
Ron Claiborne attended his high school in San Francisco. After graduating from high school, he joined Yale University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology in 1975. Then, in 1997, he joined Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and graduated with a Master’s degree in journalism.
Personal details of Ron Claiborne
|Real Name||Ronald Eldridge Claiborne|
|Celebrity Name||Ron Claiborne|
|Age||68 years old|
|Date of Birth||August 20, 1953|
|Birth Place||San Francisco, California, the United States|
Body Measurements of Ron Claiborne
|Height in Centimetres||180 Cm|
|Height in Inches||5 Feet 11 Inch|
|Weight in Kilograms||72kg|
|Weight in Pounds||159 lbs|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
Ron Claiborne’s personal life
Ron Claiborne was born on August 20, 1953, in San Francisco, California, the United States, and he is 68 years as of 2022. Since childhood, he has been close to his mother, and his mother is 89 years old. Ron always posts pictures with his mother on social media. Since childhood, he has always dreamed of becoming a journalist because he watches news channels frequently with his parents.
Ron Claiborne’s net worth
Ron Claiborne is a journalist who worked on many news channels and hosted many shows on the channel. He is believed to have a net worth of $ 5 million by 2022. The above amount is only an estimate which may be higher or lower than the actual amount. But the details of his annual salary were not known correctly.
Ron Claiborne’s relationship
Ron is single as of now and enjoying his life happily. But still, there are many rumours that he is dating someone and married and also have a child. But everything is just the rumours only, and he is not married to anyone. He was always focused on his career only and wanted to achieve success.
Ron Claiborne’s Awards and Honours
Ron Claiborne won the Emmy Award for his best coverage of the seizure of Elian Gonzales in Miami in 2000.
Ron Claiborne’s social media
Ron Claiborne is always active on social media pages like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Instagram. He has more than 15 K followers on Twitter, and he will Tweet regularly about his activities. On Facebook, Ron has more than 30 K followers. On Instagram, he has more than 20K followers and will share pictures and short videos regularly. Ron will always post more pictures of his mother and his daily activities.
Ron Claiborne’s Hobbies and Interests
Ron is a pet lover, and he visits Zoos in many countries and works as a volunteer in some Zoos. He is one of the volunteers in Africa because he comes from African heritage, and he has also donated his salary amount to many charities’ organization. Ron likes to travel and also, he has travelled to many countries like Africa, Egypt and Paris. His favourite destination is Sao Tome, located in Africa. He likes to do gardening and planted many trees in his house garden area and many places.
Ron Claiborne’s early stage as a journalist
Ron has had an interest in journalism since childhood; because of that, he joined the university and learned more things about journalism and also, he gained more knowledge in journalism. After graduating from university, Ron joined United Press International and worked as a reporter and editor in 1997.
He worked there for three years. After that, he joined the WNYW-TV station, located in New York City, and worked as a reporter in the New York Daily News newspaper. In New York Daily newspaper Ron has covered many topics like city hall, politics, state government and sports news.
Ron Claiborne’s on the ABC News channel
Ron joined ABC New channel in 1986 and worked as a general assignment correspondent located in Boston. American Broadcasting Company is best known as ABC New channel is one of the famous new channels in America. He also worked as a news anchor for the shows Good Morning America, Nightline, and World News. He also covered many stories like Yugoslavian issues in Belgrade and the Persian Gulf War in 1992.
In 1999, he covered the Elian Gonzalez custody case in Miami, and he also won an Emmy award for the best coverage in this case in 2000. He has also covered the story of the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal in 2002. He became famous after covering Massachusetts’ legalization of gay marriages in 2002. In 2008, Ron covered the presidential campaign of Sen. John McCain.
Ron Claiborne’s retirement
Ron Claiborne was retired from the ABC News channel in September 2018 after working there for 32 years. Many people think that Ron was suffering from illness, and because of that, only he retired. But everything was only a rumor; Ron is active and fits still now. Now he is in Africa and working as a volunteer, and he is also teaching English to students at the Uganda Wildlife Education Center.