Quick facts
Birth date 20 Aug, 1953
Age 66 yrs
Occupations Journalist
Citizenship United States of America
Birth place San Francisco
Education Yale University
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Gender Male
Description American journalist

Ron Claiborne is a popular American news anchor as well as a renowned journalist. He has also earned several honours for his successful career.

Personal life

Ron Claiborne was born in the year 1953 on August 20. He has grew up in San Francisco, California as Ronald Eldridge Claiborne. Ron has not shared any information about his early childhood and family life. He has only given informations about his academic life and degrees. As a child, Ron went to the local school and later attended the Yale University to complete his graduation. Later, he earned a graduation degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He developed interest towards journalism while pursuing his graduation degree.

Initially, he wanted to become a footballer, but later, journalism excited him more so he pursued it. He took his first internship job at a local newspaper office located in Richmond, California. According to the records of the media, Ron is now single and is not committed to anyone. He always tries to keep his personal life away from the reach of the media and does not like to share any personal information with anyone. Though some sources considers him as a gay but no such possibilities has been traced.


Ron Claiborne began his career with the United Press International as a reporter in the year 1977. After working with the press for three years, he went to work with the New York Daily News, WNYW-TV and many more. Besides that, he has also worked with many popular television channels and magazines. Ron has also gained experience as a freelance writer for many news blogs and article writing websites which have helped him further in his journalism career.

Ron’s career took a turn when he joined the American Broadcast Company as a reporter in the year 1985. He has gathered many experiences from the ABC channel and his career also flourished with the channel. Ron’s news and story coverage increased the popularity of the channel. He also has a spirit of social worker in him and during his work period with ABC, he has gained popularity by concentrating on several social issues of the country like the legalization of gay marriages in Massachusetts and many such. Ron was also honoured with the Emmy Awards in the year 2000, for covering Elian Gonzalez in Miami. As there are no concrete details about his net worth and salary, the exact amount cannot be mentioned.

Last Modified: Feb 7, 2020

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