Reece Nations

Reece Nations

Reece Nations is an alumnus of Texas Tech University with a B.A. in Journalism and two minors in political science and creative media industries. He is the former managing editor for The [email protected], an award-winning independent online student publication. Nations’ work with The Well News primarily focuses on congressional affairs on both the state and federal levels. His awards include a Columbia Scholastic Press Association Certificate of Merit, two first-place awards for narrative news reporting from the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association, and a Headliners Foundation of Texas scholarship for exemplary student journalism, and the Region 8 Mark of Excellence Award for Best Independent Online Student Publication. Nations joined TWN after interning with the publication during the Fund for American Studies summer 2020 program. In his exceedingly rare free time, he can be found practicing photography, collecting obsolete forms of media or enjoying obscure sporting events. 


Recent Work

June 7, 2022
by Reece Nations
Solutions Swirl for Mass Shooting Prevention 

SAN ANTONIO — As the scourge of mass shootings continues to grip the country, calls for something to be done... Read More

SAN ANTONIO — As the scourge of mass shootings continues to grip the country, calls for something to be done about the issue have arisen time and time again. Democrats in Congress are looking at gun control measures like the Protecting Our Kids Act, which would... Read More

June 7, 2022
by Reece Nations
Incumbents Under Pressure With Primary Season in Full Swing

SAN ANTONIO — Election season is heating up as seven states will hold primary elections on Tuesday to determine which... Read More

SAN ANTONIO — Election season is heating up as seven states will hold primary elections on Tuesday to determine which candidates will square off in November. By the time polls close throughout the states of California, South Dakota, New Mexico, New Jersey, Montana, Mississippi and Iowa,... Read More

June 3, 2022
by Reece Nations
NY Assembly Approves Classroom Size Caps Despite Funding Concerns

ALBANY, N.Y. — A bill to limit the number of students in New York schools passed the state Legislature along... Read More

ALBANY, N.Y. — A bill to limit the number of students in New York schools passed the state Legislature along with an extension of mayoral control over the public school system late on Thursday night. The legislation to cap class sizes was tied to mayoral control... Read More

June 2, 2022
by Reece Nations
Immigration Issues Complicate Candidates’ Campaigns

SAN ANTONIO — As election season heats up, campaign messaging centered around immigration policy is still a hot-button issue for... Read More

SAN ANTONIO — As election season heats up, campaign messaging centered around immigration policy is still a hot-button issue for both parties. Candidates skate a fine line with how they choose to convey their stances. Each year, political hopefuls are tasked with communicating their political philosophies... Read More

June 2, 2022
by Reece Nations
Four Dead, Many More Injured in Tulsa Hospital Shooting

TULSA, Okla. — Four people were killed and multiple others were injured after a shooter attacked a Tulsa medical building... Read More

TULSA, Okla. — Four people were killed and multiple others were injured after a shooter attacked a Tulsa medical building on Wednesday. Law enforcement responded to an active shooting situation at the St. Francis Health System’s Natalie Medical Building at 4:56 p.m. local time, three minutes... Read More

May 31, 2022
by Reece Nations
Census Bureau Launches Post-2020 Review Operation 

SUITLAND, Md. — The Census Bureau began the process of contacting around 40,000 eligible governments on Tuesday to determine if... Read More

SUITLAND, Md. — The Census Bureau began the process of contacting around 40,000 eligible governments on Tuesday to determine if certain populations were undercounted in the 2020 national census. The bureau’s Post-Census Group Quarters Review operation was brought in response to public feedback submitted after official... Read More

May 31, 2022
by Reece Nations
Gun Control Advocates Rally for Action as NRA Convention Proceeds

HOUSTON — The National Rifle Association commenced its annual meeting in Houston on Friday, days after the third-deadliest school shooting... Read More

HOUSTON — The National Rifle Association commenced its annual meeting in Houston on Friday, days after the third-deadliest school shooting in United States history took place roughly 280 miles away. The NRA meeting was met with crowds of protesters who organized across the street in downtown... Read More

May 27, 2022
by Reece Nations
NRA Hosts Houston Event Despite Uvalde Shooting

HOUSTON — The National Rifle Association commenced its annual meeting in Houston on Friday, just days after the third-deadliest school... Read More

HOUSTON — The National Rifle Association commenced its annual meeting in Houston on Friday, just days after the third-deadliest school shooting in United States history took place roughly 280 miles away. The NRA meeting was met with crowds of protesters who organized right across the street... Read More

May 26, 2022
by Reece Nations
Texas State Bar Seeks Discipline Against AG Paxton for Election Lawsuit 

DALLAS, Texas — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had barely any time to celebrate his primary election runoff victory before... Read More

DALLAS, Texas — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had barely any time to celebrate his primary election runoff victory before dealing with his latest predicament. The State Bar of Texas filed a petition on Wednesday seeking discipline against Paxton for his role in trying to overturn... Read More

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