Harve Jacobs

Harve Jacobs

Reporter

Charleston, SC

Professional Experience:

News Director, WCSC Radio, 1979 - 1987

Reporter, WCBD, 1987 - 1992

WCSC-TV July 1994 - present

Awards:

15-time winner of the Charleston City Paper's Top Investigative Reporter Award

2002 South Carolina Broadcaster's Association Star Award for "911, No Emergency" story

News Philosophy:

Be Fair. Be Accurate. Be Informative.

Education:

Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

Hometown:

Brooklyn, NY

Hobbies/Interests:

Wine-tasting and exercising

Favorite Music:

Contemporary Christian

Likes Best About the Lowcountry:

The choice of restaurants and the friendly people

Most Interesting Assignments:

My series on mail-order brides. I went to the jungles of Peru to follow a man who went to pick up his mail-order bride.

Awards:

  • 15-time winner of the Charleston City Paper's Top Investigative Reporter Award
  • 2002 - South Carolina Broadcaster's Association Star Award for "911, No Emergency" story

Education:

  • Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

Recent Articles by Harve

  Competitors’ concerns prompt state investigation of Total Wine & More

  Man out on bond for transgender woman’s killing accused of shooting man

  Charleston physician confident COVID-19 vaccine will be available next year

  Police investigating attempted carjacking of woman at gunpoint

  N. Charleston neighborhood in fear after 2 shootings in the same day leave 1 dead

  Nancy Mace wins U.S. House race beating Joe Cunningham

  Local police agencies monitoring social media for any possible civil unrest after elections

  ‘Not taking chances:’ Charleston businesses board up windows ahead of election

  Deputies identify man wanted in shooting that killed one, injured another in Dorchester Co.

Feds charge 9 with drug charges after 2-year investigation

  Catalytic converter thefts on the rise; sold as scrap metal for cash

  Embattled pastor can remain at Summerville church; Judge says opponents can’t prove ownership

  Parishioners going to court to try to get Summerville pastor booted from pulpit

  Small business owners fear loss of revenue, layoffs if aluminum plant closes

  Police investigating reports of dozens of cats missing, possibly stolen

  Charleston attorney accused of pointing gun at police cadet says he’s innocent

  Ravenel mayor concerned about uptick in thefts in town

  Dorchester Co. community angry about change in polling place; officials say change necessary

  Gun shops running out of ammo; owner blames panic over world events

  Homeowners say street has become a racetrack due to speeders

  Berkeley County sheriff defends number of vehicle pursuits, says they get results and arrests

  Charleston County election officials expecting record number of in-person absentee voters

Deputies: Man arrested, accused of stealing rare coins from Ravenel antique store

  13-year old girl wounded in drive-by shooting expected to survive

  DD4 schools superintendent under investigation for alleged threats to school board chairman

  ’I didn’t want to live anymore:’ Firefighter who considered suicide wants more awareness

  Big changes in courtrooms as criminal trials resume in Dorchester County

  Police chief concerned after guns, ammo found in truck during Charleston protest

  Lowcountry woman says prison inmate threatened her life through phone calls, text messages

  Family of slain woman frustrated over delays in trials from COVID-19 pandemic