WCBS 880 Celebrates 50 Years Of Covering News In New York

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – This week marks the end of our 50 People to Know series.

Over the past 50 weeks, we have met some very special people who have touched their communities in a powerful and positive way. We’ve been proud to feature their stories as we celebrate 50 years of news coverage on WCBS.

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Charles Osgood stops by the WCBS Newsradio 880 studios for Hungerthon 2017 and poses with the station’s Marconi Award. (Credit: WCBS Newsradio 880)

Find more 50th anniversary special features here, and be sure to follow the station on Facebook and Twitter.

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For this final 50 People to Know, we chose to tell the story of someone very close to us: Charles Osgood.

Charles Osgood with longtime WCBS reporter Rich Lamb. (Credit: WCBS Newsradio 880)

He’s a living legend in our business – a storyteller’s storyteller. He was also one of the first news anchors on WCBS when we flipped to our all-news format in August of 1967.

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Sean Adams shares his story.