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

  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

  Former Trident Tech student accused of threatening to use Anthrax at the college

Deputies: Thief steals rare coins from Ravenel antique store

  Man arrested for refusing to put gun away at protest claims law is unconstitutional

Burglar cuts hole in roof to steal about 20K worth of jewelry

  Police post reward signs in Summerville neighborhood to find clues in 5-year old’s death

  Police searching for pajama-clad man in neighborhood ripoffs

  Berkeley County detention deputy arrested for smuggling food, clothes to inmates

  Homeowners fighting planned apartment complex in Summerville

  City of Charleston preparing for flooding from remnants of Hurricane Sally

  Trials resuming for first time since COVID-19 pandemic with changes inside courtrooms

  Fed up with being a victim, Johns Island man creates “Fight Theft” Facebook page

  Civil rights group wants apology after video shows store owner kicking customer

  SUV crashes into Walterboro home, child pulled safely from rubble

  Authorities: Ladson man set home on fire, shot at cars, caught after 2-state chase

  Deputies arrest man accused of stabbing police chief in the face

  Deputies: Homeowners escape injury when shots fired into their home

  Deputies: Group broke into tractor dealership twice, stole utility vehicles

  Charleston hit-and-run victim: ‘He just left me for dead’

  Woman trying to partner with company to improve internet service for community

  Police: Vandals spray paint racist graffiti twice on West Ashley bridge

  ‘He was a phenomenal kid:’ Mother of high school student who died suddenly talks about tragedy

  Homeowner says North Charleston misapplied tree removal law, owes him 23K

  Shooting victim’s mother: ‘What does it take to keep this man in jail?’

  Mother doesn’t blame facility after special needs son dies after getting COVID-19 at group home

  Two years after woman’s presumed murder, family pleas for help to find killer

  Deputies: Homeowner shoots armed suspect breaking into house