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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

Jim Dotson takes over as Southwest School Corporation's new police chief

The Southwest School Corporation in Sullivan is working to provide consistent safety. School officials created a police department and appointed a chief.

New library open in Loogootee

Many say it's been long overdue but the Loogootee Library is finally open. There was a special ribbon-cutting ceremony Sunday to celebrate.

Protesters: No War with Iran

Protesters gathered in the streets in cities across the country on Saturday. They say they want to send a clear message to the President: No War with Iran.

January is National Human and Sex Trafficking Awareness Month. Advocates are working to end this horrible reality

It happens more often than you think. Advocates say it's now time to speak up and shed light on this form of abuse.

HB 1070 cracks down texting and driving, the bill has support from some in town.

We're talking about texting and driving or, distracted driving. It something state police say it's completely preventable.

The Flu can spread in many places including church

The flu can spread by coughing, sneezing or simply talking. In fact, we spoke with one man before service started who just over the flu. Some say they're aware of just how easy the virus can spread.

Special meeting held to discuss changes in leadership at local fire department

Mike Mefford has been a public servant for nearly 50 years. The Fire Department Board of Trustees asked him to resign as chief earlier this week. It's a decision that isn't sitting well with other firefighters. The Board held a special meeting to address the changes and move forward.

Martin County continues to deal with flooding

Some parts of the Wabash valley are dealing with heavy areas of standing water. Town leaders say they're already looking ahead to what's coming their way next.

Newport giving it's water system a much-needed face-lift

A local community is receiving some major help with its failing water system. City leaders say it couldn't have come at a better time.

Indiana Senate Committee passed a bill that could help children with mental health symptoms

Local health leaders say these extra days can potentially help them save a child who's struggling with mental health. Some say this is a solid step in getting kids the resources they need.

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