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

  Midland County DA’s Environmental Enforcement Unit tracking illegal dumping

  Kermit residents react to possibility of new oil refinery

  Senate Bill looks to establish basic standards for shelter and restraint of Texas Dogs

  OPD arrests woman for falsely reporting kidnapping, comments on false alarms

  MCH Cardiologist provides tips to avoid a stroke in light of Luke Perry’s death

  Fairgrounds road extension project broken into 2 phases, officials say

  George W. Bush childhood home to be evaluated for National Landmark designation

  Funding for consultants approved for Priority Midland Initiative

  Comanche Trail Amphitheater set for improvements

Midland Memorial Hospital CEO breaks down hospital chargemaster

  Are chargemasters making medical billing more transparent?

  Bully Beds dog rescue gets back on its feet in Andrews

  Priority Midland launches first event takes at Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center

  Midland Health rolls out 24/7 virtual urgent care with Basin MD app

  Governor Abbott gives State of the State address

  Cross-state pipeline project to transport Methane gas from Permian Basin

  Midland College students prepare for research project in Honduras

  What City Council’s plan for affordable housing means to you

  Midland City Council meets to discuss expanding Affordable Housing options

  Preview: Ellen Noel Art Museum to host 33rd annual Shrimpfest fundraiser