The News & Documentary Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded to a journalist or film-maker, has made a lasting and distinguished contribution to broadcast journalism or documentary. The award ceremony will take place on 5. October 2017, at Jazz at Lincoln center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City in the 38th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards.
In addition to his nearly 50 years in radio and television, Osgood is to be honored, for his gifted writing and the mastery of the craft of the TV news-story, his unique sense of humor and musical talent and his innate ability, his audience with warmth and credibility.
“I have had the great privilege and luck to have crossed paths with Charles Osgood, when I was a young man in the CBS newsroom, and he was the hosting of the ‘CBS Weekend Evening News,'” said Bob Mauro, President & CEO, NATAS. “He had the subtle ease of a Southern gentleman, even though he came from New York and one of the great voices that graced ever had, maybe the TV network.
To calm the Osgood character, while his wit and humanity that drew you in, to reflect on whether or not stories, big or small. I am particularly proud that The National Academy News & Documentary Emmy® Award for lifetime achievement awarded to Charles Osgood and congratulations to him with the help of many across the nation who see him as a national treasure. “See you on the radio, Charlie!”
Charles Osgood is a unique and talented journalist, has a lasting contribution to radio and television over nearly five decades. His services as an anchor and reporter for WCBS News Radio 880 in New York and as an anchor and a contributor to “CBS Sunday Morning”, are the models of some of the best of the current reporting in the industry. During his famous career, he was awarded for ” excellence in radio and television by a number of national organizations. In addition to his three Emmy® Awards for “CBS Sunday Morning,” Osgood received a Grammy Award for his 1966 co-writing of the spoken-word song, “the Gallant Men”, based on his experiences in the army in the 1950s.
Osgood received a 1997 George Foster Peabody Award for “CBS Sunday Morning” and two additional Peabody Awards in 1985 and 1986 for “news, mark,” a weekly CBS Radio public affairs broadcast. He has to bring the dispute to a News & Documentary Emmy Award in 2004 for his story “net profit” on a Northern Ireland-a basketball group created by Americans-torn children of different religions and races.
He also received two News & Documentary Emmy Awards in 1997 for “Wyeth at 80” and “Princess Diana.” He also received a mercury Radio award, a Marconi Radio Award and the President’s Award from the American society of composers, authors and publishers.