Charles Osgood Obituary, Death – Charles Osgood, our much beloved former ‘Sunday Morning’ presenter, respected colleague, and treasured friend, passed away at the age of 91. We regret to inform you of his loss with profound grief. After devoting over half of his life to broadcasting, Charles left an indelible mark on CBS News as an award-winning journalist.
Charles Osgood was a journalist who left an everlasting impression as a polished professional. His contributions to almost every CBS News program demonstrated his flexibility and devotion, and his unusual approach, together with his honesty and elegance in reporting the news, won over viewers across the world. In his role as presenter of “Sunday Morning,” Charles Osgood brought a sense of familiarity and comfort to homes all throughout the country. Viewers looked forward to Sunday mornings because of his welcoming personality and intelligent narrative.
Many in the business considered Charles a friend and mentor, in addition to his many achievements and awards. Those lucky enough to have worked with him will never forget his humor, insight, and genuine compassion. His colleagues will always remember him for the warmth and friendship he brought to the workplace as much as for his journalism skills. We honor Charles Osgood’s lifelong commitment to truth-seeking and storytelling as we reminisce on his legendary career.
The stories he covered, the people he helped, and the impression he had on journalism will all endure long after his death. The entire CBS News family, as well as the many others who knew and loved Charles Osgood, is grieving his passing. During this trying time, our hearts go out to his loved ones. Charles, may you rest in peace, and may the legacy of your journalism live on in the hearts and minds of those who come after you.