Jason Raven

Jason Raven

Reporter

Columbia, SC

Jason Raven joined the WIS Team in October 2018.

Jason comes to WIS after two years at WRDW/WAGT in Augusta, Georgia.

Before his time in the Peach State, Jason worked at SNN, the Suncoast News Network in Sarasota, Florida. He has covered a wide range of stories while in Georgia and Florida.

Jason loves storytelling and is looking forward to telling the stories of the Palmetto State.

Jason was born in Panama City, Panama, and is fluent in Spanish. He is from a military family and he has lived in Germany, North Dakota, Texas, Georgia and Florida.

Jason is a proud graduate of the University of South Florida. When he isn’t working, Jason is cheering on his USF Bulls, the Tampa Bay Lightning, Buccaneers, and Rays.

He enjoys spending time outdoors and is looking forward to exploring what the Columbia area has to offer. Jason also loves trying local restaurants, so be sure to share any recommendations you have. If you want to connect with Jason you can email him at jraven@wistv.com, follow him on Twitter (@JasonWISTV) or you can like his Facebook page (Jason Raven).


Recent Articles by Jason

Four years later: Impact of Charleston Church shooting on state

  Organization says they would have preferred hand marked ballots for new voting system

  Animal advocates applaud new animal cruelty law, want to see tethering addressed in 2020

Animal advocates applaud new animal cruelty laws, want to see tethering addressed in 2020

Secret Service holds threat assessment training for school administrators, counselors and law enforcement

South Carolina upgrades to new paper-based voting system

  South Carolina upgrades to new paper-based voting system

  Carolina Panthers officially become ‘two states, one team’

  Coastal business owners believe offshore drilling would be dangerous for SC

  LGBT advocates sue Trump’s HHS, SC for discriminating against same-sex foster parents

First responders PTSD program hopes to save lives with continued funding

Better funding for higher education leads to one-year tuition freeze

Hundreds rally to protest abortion restrictions at SC State House

SC pro-life and pro-choice groups keeping a close eye on new abortion laws in other states

  Lawmakers postpone debate on massive education reform bill until January

More audits can help stop ‘crooked sheriffs’, watchdog says

  What’s next after ‘historic’ teacher rally?

Thousands of teachers preparing to rally at State House

SC family advocating for bill that would ban the sale of energy drinks to minors

Teachers say more mental health counselors needed in SC schools

Proposal to train new law enforcement hires at technical college denied

Grassroots group hoping to stop potential sale of Santee Cooper

New teacher retention program keeps first-year teachers in the classroom

Students, staff, and leaders rally to ‘save’ Denmark Technical College

SC lawmaker files bill in memory of slain UofSC student, calls to make Uber, Lyft safer

  South Carolina could be next state to ban minors from using tanning beds

South Carolina lawmakers pushing for hands-free bills point to other states

Lawmakers moving quickly to lure Panthers to South Carolina

Educators, senators work together to change education bill

New legislation could let you take more of your favorite craft beer home