Dana Morris

Dana Morris is a weekend Anchor and multimedia journalist with NewsWest 9. The Florida native graduated from Barry University with a Bachelor's degree in Broadcasting and Emerging Media. At Barry, Dana hosted a 30 minute sports talk show on the school's public AM radio show. He was also awarded the Dwight Lauderdale scholarship for his senior in reward for his community service, passion for storytelling, and excellent academic performance. In 2015 while studying at Barry University, Dana started working as a writer for WSVN in Miami. During his time at the station, he wrote a wide-range of stories highlighted by the Trump election, Miami Dolphins coaching scandal, the Ft. Lauderdale airport shooting, and Hurricane Irma aftermath. After graduating in 2017, Dana was hired by NewsWest 9 for his first position working as a multimedia journalist. He was promoted to the desk in August of 2018. He says his passion for storytelling grows each and every day on the job. In his free time, Dana enjoys working out, playing tennis, and trying out new restaurants. He's also an avid sports fan who enjoys chatting about the NBA, NFL, and ATP to just about anyone who will listen. Dana looks forward to covering all that is the Permian Basin. If you have any story ideas, feel free to reach out!

Recent Articles by Dana

  Barbara Culver Juvenile Justice center faces management review

Explained: Strange lights over the Permian Basin

City council rejects request for kennel permit from Midland dog rescue “Bully Beds”

Midland dog rescue, Bully Beds, seeks kennel permit from city council on January 8

Midland Dive Association offers scuba diving lessons in Tall City

City of Midland explains on how they treats icy roads

Reminder: Salvation Army shelters in Midland, Odessa welcome those in need for ‘Cold Nights’

Jeff Robnett gets sworn in as 441st District Court Judge of Midland County

Veteran to Veteran kindness: Midland family receives free Christmas lights

Beyond the Bow: Teacher’s parents buy X-mas gifts for entire 2nd grade class

Ector County and GEO group likely to part ways amid need for courthouse jail repairs

General Franks elementary holds food drive for San Jacinto food pantry

Odessa attorney speaks out against service provider AT&T

City of Midland introduce finalists for Midland Police chief

Midland family thankful for community after losing house in fire

11 year old in Odessa raising money for Odessa PD with Cocoa for cops

Odessa Animal Shelter gets much needed help during distemper virus scare

Midland Chamber of Commerce: Teacher Adoption Program

George H.W. Bush helped open original Midland Y.M.C.A.

Midland County Library invites public to use Reclamation Station