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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
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

Ready or not...winter is here; Crews start work to prep the roads and highways

Monday afternoon brought the first measurable snowfall this year. We road along with the Vigo County Highway Department to see how they're prepping the roads.

Helping homeless veterans through Operation Vanguard

Operation Vanguard is happening now in Terre Haute. The project puts volunteers out in the elements for several nights so they understand what homeless veterans are facing here at home.

A bill working it's way through congress could recognize 911 dispatchers as 1st responders.

They're the voice you hear during your worst moments. Now Congress is considering a move that would recognize 9-1-1 dispatchers as first responders.

Local high school gets funding for its Early College Program

Parke County Heritage High School will get $150,000 from a grant. Some say it's a great investment in students' futures.

U.S. Senate passed a law that would make animal cruelty a federal crime

The PACT Act would make any act of animal cruelty a federal crime. Some at a local shelter say it's a step in the right direction.

Vigo County leaders are impressed with the final early voting numbers

The results for early voting are in and Vigo County leaders are excited from what they see leading into election day.

Hundreds attend the annual IXCR in Parke County

A yearly racing event draws in big crowds to Parke County!

2 people dead in buggy vs. van accident

2 people are dead after investigators say a van hit the back of an Amish buggy on U.S. 36 near the Raccoon Lake bridge Saturday morning.

Local church gets financial help from prosecutor's office to fuel new recovery home

The Vigo County Prosecutor's Office is making sure it continues to support recovery programs.

A local school district has seen more than 40 cases of a contagious infection

An increase in pneumonia cases was identified in a local school district. Health officials are saying how the infection is spread and what's happening to protect students.

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