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

  Black Lives Matter members march to North Charleston City Hall, demand to see mayor

Friends of missing tow truck driver in disbelief as crews continue search in Cooper River

  Colleton County deputies investigate deadly late-night shooting

  Orangeburg City Council votes to remove Confederate statue, rename road

  Deputies investigating double fatal shooting in Cross

  Local civil rights group considering sit-ins to get criminal justice reforms

Some newly arrested inmates being housed in tents outside jail to prevent spread of COVID-19

  Mayor stands by decision to have Calhoun statue removed hours before historic vote

Deputies: Man slapped driver in face after following her in traffic

  Charleston and North Charleston police chiefs say reform bill is a good step

  911 operators recall working night of riot ‘absolute chaos’

  Summerville officials plan for better pedestrian safety

  Thieves steal trailer containing air conditioners, tools and gun

  ’Somebody struck her and left like she was trash:’ Mom pleads for justice in daughter’s death

  911 calls detail chaos at North Charleston bar following fatal shooting

  911 calls during downtown riot reveal anger, fear

More than 50 arrest warrants issued after Charleston riot

  Parents plea for info in cold murder case: ‘You took my daughter’s life, she didn’t do anything wrong’

  Lowcountry prosecutor renews call for excessive force law in wake of George Floyd killing

  Charleston looting suspect told business owner he participated to record history

  Suspect in Saturday riot arrested during Facebook Live

  Emotions run high in fight over proposed townhouse development

  Criminal trials may be delayed until August, September due to pandemic

  S.C. police officers face disciplinary action over use of force after video surfaces

  Report: Man leads deputies on 2-county chase after assaulting, stealing from mother

  Victim of Mt. Pleasant boat explosion hospitalized, being treated for burns

  Man laid off during COVID-19 pandemic loses home in fire

  Co-worker remembers man killed in carjacking on I-26 rest stop

  North Charleston Police Chief: Police did not racially profile Joshua Lewis

  North Charleston city pools open with limits on number of swimmers