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Richard Solomon

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

Title: Multi-Media Journalist
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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

Mother and community celebrate what would've been her son's 8th birthday

Leeam Pritcher would've turned 8-years-old on Sunday. But his mother told us she's joyful knowing he's still helping others.

ISU Homecoming canceled, but some still find a way to celebrate

ISU Homecoming canceled, but some still find a way to celebrate.

Local school proving height doesn't matter, as they support Dwarfism Awareness Month

October is Dwarfism Awareness Month. And on October 25th, green is supposed to be your choice of color in support. One high school is showing being different is actually a good thing.

Vigo County Sheriff back at his post after battling COVID-19

Vigo County Sheriff back at his post after battling COVID-19.

Union Health installs new air cycling units throughout facilities

More than 48 units have been installed in areas like entrances, waiting rooms and testing areas for COVID-19.

College Goal Sunday is a week away, here's what you need to know

The annual event will be online this year. Experts will hold sessions in "Zoom Rooms"

Health leaders issue guidance for trick-or-treating

Health department leaders say a safe Halloween can be accomplished but with rules in place.

Online shopping picking up days after Prime Day

As we get deeper into October, holiday shopping has ramped up big time!

Love: Undivided Movie soon to air on Amazon Prime

A Terre Haute native is working to make a difference. His film on racial reconciliation and social injustices will soon air on Amazon Prime.

ISU Lincoln Quad scheduled to be torn down this November

Students reflect on the memories they created at the Quad. We learned on Monday, it's coming down sometime next month.

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