Charles Osgood, the seasoned CBS newsman, passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at the age of 91.

In 1971, Osgood became part of CBS News, serving as an anchor and reporter for various network broadcasts, including the "CBS Morning News," "CBS Evening News with Dan Rather," and "CBS Sunday Night News."

He hosted the acclaimed "Sunday Morning" for a span of 22 years.

Columnist James Brady once described Osgood as "one of the most enduring - and most endearing - individuals in broadcasting."

Born in New York, Charles Osgood graduated from Fordham University in 1954 with a B.S. degree in economics.

Prior to his tenure at CBS News, he held positions at ABC News, served as the general manager of WHCT-TV in Hartford, Conn., and worked as the program director and classical music announcer at WGMS Radio in Washington, D.C.

Before joining CBS News in 1971, Osgood served as an anchor and reporter for WCBS News Radio 880 in New York.

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Fill in some tA seasoned journalist acclaimed for his writing prowess, Osgood has received numerous prestigious broadcasting awards. Among them are the Walter Cronkite Excellence in Journalism Award from Arizona State University, the George Foster Peabody Award, and the National Association of Broadcasters Distinguished Service Award.ext

Charles Kuralt, the predecessor at "Sunday Morning," referred to Osgood as "one of the final great broadcast writers."