Indiana University Bloomington

Ronald Osgood

Emeritus Professor
Department of Telecommunications

Phil Parnell

Office: Radio-TV 329 
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Research Interests
Prof. Osgood teaches designing and producing traditional and interactive media projects/programs. In addition, he is active in the development and production of documentary films. His creative work has been broadcast, selected for screening at film festivals and distributed both nationally and internationally.

Area Involvement
His documentary film, My Vietnam Your Iraq 2011was an official entry at nine film festivals, broadcast on PBS and is available through PBS Home Video. His current project The Vietnam War/American War: Stories from All Sides tell stories from veterans who served on all sides of the war.

Select Honors/Awards

  • Co-Producer/Director, Visual Storytelling Interactive Website, Communicator Award, The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts, 2014.
  • My Vietnam Your Iraq, Best Documentary, Hardacre Film Festival, 2010.
  • Pop Culture Association Annual Documentary Award. 2006.
  • Indiana’s Earthquake Risk, National Telly Award. 2006.
  • Trouble No More: The Making of a John Mellencamp Album, Emmy. Entertainment Category, 2004.
  • Teaching Excellence Recognition Award. Department of Telecommunications, 1998, 2000.
  • Teaching Excellence Award, School of Continuing Studies, 1999.