Richard Solomon

Richard Solomon is a multi-media journalist. He has worked for WTHI-TV since March of 2018

Title: Multi-Media Journalist
Richard.Solomon@wthitv.com

Richard Solomon is a multi-media journalist. He has worked for WTHI-TV since March of 2018. He started out in part-time production services, then worked his way to part-time show editor and photojournalists, and now he is a reporter for our news team!

Richard graduated from Indiana State University in May of 2018. He received his bachelor’s degree in Communications. He’s from Indianapolis, IN. There he went to Ben Davis High School where he fell in love with journalism. His favorite sport is baseball, and his favorite team is the Boston Red Sox.

Richard is a member of NABJ (National Association of Black Journalists). Over the past four years, he has spent in Terre Haute, he has grown to know and love this community. He wants to tell compelling stories about the people of Terre Haute. If you want to chat, have a story idea, or say hello, he welcomes you too!

Recent Posts by Richard Solomon

1 person injured in accident on I-70

One person was sent to the hospital after a morning accident on Interstate 70.

Officials say they will no longer need to use the Red Flag Law after shots were fired toward Sullivan County police

Police say they will no longer have to use the Red Flag Law to remove weapons from a Sullivan County standoff suspect's home.

ISU's Community Garden dealing with bad weather season.

We stopped by ISU's Community Garden to get an update on how they're doing on this planting season.

New Afrikan People's Assembly making efforts to unite and educate the black community

Many young and old attended the assembly in Deming Park on Saturday. The goal of the assembly is to unite and educate the black community of Terre Haute.

Montezuma received $700,000 grant from state, money going towards wastewater project

Montezuma is one of 17 rural communities that was awarded a portion of $10m. The money is going to help the wastewater sewage project.

Edit Tax in Sullivan County raised to 1.7%

The Sullivan County Council voted 4-3 to raise to Edit Tax from .6% to 1.7%. some aren't in favor of it being raised that high.

First it was too much rain...now it's not enough, farmers battling against Mother Nature

Farmers are racing against time due to a late harvest, some are still feeling the blows from the spring.

Some take a look back at the first week of school

The first week of school is complete. Some are looking back at the highs and the lows.

2 new laws aim to keep students safe at Indiana schools

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed two new bills into law he says will make schools safer.

Indiana Black Legislative Caucus made a stop in Terre Haute to discuss what's going on at the state level

Connecting to the lawmakers representing you. That was the goal of a town hall meeting on Saturday. They talked about what's been done and what lawmakers hope to tackle next.

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