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

  New effort underway to find a new home for iconic Folly Boat

  Residents at W. Ashley apartment complex afraid to leave homes following shootings

  Police: Former high school principal lied about wife’s disappearance in 911 call

  Couple accused in series of car break-ins hit with more than 50 new charges

  Brawl breaks out after court hearing for murder suspect

  Murder charges filed in death of man found shot in burning vehicle

  Transport policy for inmates may be changed after inmate escape in Berkeley County

  Lowcountry woman helping to reunite hurricane victims with family members

  Family of eight homeless after Hurricane Dorian destroys home

  North Charleston officials bring sandbags to Union Heights

  Sheriff releases statement as email to employees titled ‘Calling a Few Out!’ causes uproar

  Police investigating shots fired during road rage incident

CofC department of public safety chief to retire at end of August

  New traffic signal may be coming to Clements Ferry Road

  Deputies: Cane Bay Middle School employee was drunk at back to school event

  Thieves steal GPS units from boats at storage facility

  No new leads one year after Edisto Island woman’s disappearance

North Charleston man charged for having illegal gaming machines

  Authorities investigating fake ICE fliers posted in SC

Berkeley County launches new program to stop drug smuggling into jail

Summerville treatment facility has history of escapes, assaults

  James Island woman’s car broken into, apparently set on fire

  Roper St. Francis considering armed police officers at its hospitals

  Authorities identify 13-year-old girl who died after being left in car

  Deputies: Burglar strikes twice at same Charleston Co. business a few days apart

  Safety improvements planned for part of Redbank Rd. after hundreds of accidents

  Former church volunteer faces 10 new charges related to sexual abuse of children

  Gunmen fire about 20 shots into Summerville home, no one injured

  Colleton County man accused of molesting fourth grader

  James Island town council plans to ask DOT for speed limit sign after car crashed into house