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

  Folly Beach firefighters now certified to administer life saving drugs

  Break-ins have Johns Island business owners on alert

  Charleston police officer charged after bodycam video shows him hitting handcuffed suspect

  New police tool wraps cord around body to subdue suspect

  Firefighter support group says IOP is understaffed to fight a fire at new hotel

  Charleston police investigating possible embezzlement involving city gas cards

  NCPD investigating complaint that teen was wrongfully arrested

  West Ashley residents fighting proposed digital billboard

  Burglars climb fence damaged by hurricane to steal from lawn care business

  Parent calls for action after seeing video of student fight outside library

  Neighborhood with mail issues asks congressman for help

  Man in custody following standoff at apartment at Dorchester Co. complex

Father of N. Charleston murder victim says God will make suspect pay

  New safety measures planned for Moncks Corner intersection after deadly accident

  Two Charleston police officers on leave during investigation into pay for off-duty jobs

  North Charleston police officer saves life of 19-month-old girl

  “Oh my God, he’s gone already?” Woman reacts after 18-year old neighbor killed

  “Thank God for Jesus,” woman says after home hit by gunfire

  Father of man shot dead at gas station: “He’d give anybody anything”

  Police: Teen brought pellet gun into Williamsburg Co. hospital

  Citadel cadet charged with sexual assault

  Suspect given ‘get out of jail free card’ breaks into home two days later, police say

  Woman renews call for barriers on Ravenel Bridge after son’s suicide

  Walter Scott’s family angry with sentence given to Dallas officer for murder

  Woman terrified after shots fired into house narrowly miss children

  Two Charleston officers on leave after body cam video shows one of them hitting handcuffed suspect

  Crews detonate reported suspicious package found outside N. Charleston office building

  Authorities searching for woman accused of forging checks from business

  Mt. Pleasant town attorneys under fire for questioning candidate’s qualifications

  Couple reunited with dogs after truck was stolen with pets inside