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Bearcats Box Lunch: Al Schottelkotte

An Appreciation

Macy's, Inc. Corporate Headquarters Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images

WCPO’s Al Schottelkotte was the longest name and one of the most trusted voices in Cincinnati news for decades. He led WCPO news for 22 years (1960-1982), through both turbulent and joyous times in the Queen City.

For today’s Bearcats Box Lunch, let’s take a quick tour through Al’s storied career:

A career highlight package of Al Schottelkotte (YouTube)

A brief history of WCPO (YouTube)

A thoughtful obituary of Al Schottelkotte from the Enquirer (Cincinnati Enquirer)