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Elaine Green is forever remembered for her courage.
A former WCPO reporter who died Monday will forever be remembered
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Former WCPO reporter Elaine Green died Monday, May 5, 2014.
CINCINNATI -- A former WCPO reporter who died Monday will forever be remembered.
Her colleagues will never forget her courage during a tense, dangerous situation at WCPO on Oct. 15, 1980 when hostages were taken by an armed gunman.
Green interviewed James Hoskins when he took control of the newsroom, formerly located at 500 Central Ave. Hoskins took Green and seven other WCPO employees hostage. Green had just returned from covering a story.
She stayed cool enough to interview Hoskins during the life-threatening situation.
Green won a Peabody Award for the interview -- one of the highest achievements in journalism.
Green's husband, former WCPO news director Al Schottelkotte, preceded in her death.
Watch the full interview with Hoskins below.