Charles Osgood (born Charles Osgood Wood, III on January 8, 1933) is a radio and television commentator in the United States. His daily program, The Osgood File, has been broadcast on the CBS Radio Network since 1971.
Osgood was born in New York City. He graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1954 with a major in economics. While at Fordham, Osgood worked at the university's FM radio station WFUV. He was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1990.
Osgood also writes a bi-weekly syndicated newspaper column, and has written 88 books. On television, Osgood hosts CBS Sunday Morning. He has also anchored the CBS Afternoon News and the CBS Morning News.