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

Alex Kor and others remember Eva Kor a year after her death.

She changed the world with her story of survival and message of peace and forgiveness. We lost Holocaust survivor Eva Kor a year ago today.

A Clay County judge rules Illinois Gov. didn't have authority to extend Stay-at-Home order.

Illinois businesses are reopening as the governor's order has been voided.

Sullivan Mayor declares month of July as a 'Month-Long Cleanup'

Efforts to beautify the Sullivan area will happen all month long.

'It's like a crater...' one woman explains her frustration with a pothole in a popular shopping area

We all hate hitting potholes and there are some that are deeper than others. One in Terre Haute has been and continues getting a lot of attention.

Here's a look at several laws that will go into effect in Indiana this week

Several new laws are set to take effect in Indiana this week.Starting Wednesday, you'll see changes on the roadways and changes for carrying a handgun.

Some places across the US are seeing a spike in cases. What about Vigo County?

More states are seeing spikes as they reopen. Health Department officials say Vigo County has seen a decline in cases reported.

Vermillion County officials introducing at home water test for residents

Having clean water is important to all of us. And one local community is offering a service to make sure yours is ok.

Illinois is preparing to move to Phase 4. Here's what's set to reopen next

Places like health and fitness centers, movie theaters, museums, zoos, and restaurants will be reopening. More people will be able to gather together.

Farmers are preparing for growing season. Some say it's been a good year so far.

It's been pretty dry in some parts of the Wabash Valley lately and it's effecting farmers and their crops.

Juneteenth celebrations continue into the weekend with the first Terre Haute Community Day.

Juneteenth may have been on Friday. But many have carried the celebration over into the weekend. Saturday was the first annual Juneteenth Terre Haute community day.

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