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 Hub@TTU, 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 17, 2020
by Reece Nations
Bipartisan Resolution Would Make June Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month

WASHINGTON - New legislation filed in the House of Representatives would designate June 27 as National Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness... Read More

WASHINGTON - New legislation filed in the House of Representatives would designate June 27 as National Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day and all of June as National PTSI month. The resolution, along with its companion legislation in the Senate, seeks to reduce the stigma surrounding mental... Read More

June 12, 2020
by Reece Nations
Pennsylvania House Speaker Resigns Amid Claims He Hid Member’s COVID-19 Diagnosis

A top member of Pennsylvania’s state Republican leadership is stepping down amid claims his party withheld information concerning a GOP... Read More

A top member of Pennsylvania’s state Republican leadership is stepping down amid claims his party withheld information concerning a GOP representative's coronavirus diagnosis.  Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai announced Wednesday he is leaving the Legislature before his term ends in November. Turzai, who had previously declared... Read More

June 11, 2020
by Reece Nations
Majority of Americans Cautious Concerning Return to Normalcy

WASHINGTON – As state governors continue to roll back restrictions on gatherings and business brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic,... Read More

WASHINGTON – As state governors continue to roll back restrictions on gatherings and business brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, a new Gallup survey indicates at least two-thirds of Americans want to meet specific conditions before they are willing to fully restart the United States’ economy.... Read More

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