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Dana Morris, Anchor-Reporter

NewsWest 9 Reporter since 2017
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Dana Morris has worked at Newswest 9 since November 2017. He graduated from Barry University in Miami in May 2017. While working on his degree, Dana took a job working overnights as a copywriter for WSVN, the #1 rated news station in South Florida. There Dana Developed wrote about some of the nation's biggest stories like the Charleston church massacre, the Ft. Lauderdale airport shooting, the Las Vegas shooting, and Hurricane Harvey.

In November 2017 Dana took the job of an MSJ at Newswest 9. Packed his bags in south Florida and moved to West Texas. During his time with NewsWest 9, Dana has developed special reports into controversial Nuclear Waste storage in Andrews County, and water quality levels in the city of Midland. He's also been the lead reporter on major breaking news stories such as Sam Little's killer confessions, The Sam's Club stabbing in Midland, and traveled across the state and further to cover The El Paso shooting, Hurricane Barry. 

While Dana loves to tell the stories of West Texas, he also enjoys his downtime, where you'll likely find him at the gym, playing golf or tennis. Dana is also active in the community and enjoys helping out with animal rescue. When he has time he travels to Andrews to assist the bully breed rescue organization Bully Beds. He started this type of community service work back in Miami, helping out his mom who has fostered and found homes for 100's of dogs over the last decades.

If you come across him out in public feel free to say hi, and strike up a conversation about the community or sports.