Jason Raven

Jason Raven


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

  SC scientist, UofSC professor warns coronavirus cases could skyrocket in April

Governor signs S.C. emergency funding bill to fight coronavirus

House approves state budget, nixes across-the-board raises for state employees

S.C. textile company works to keep up with high demand for medical products

DHEC: Still no cases of coronavirus in S.C., more than a dozen being monitored

  State Senate passes education reform bill; Legislation now heads to House floor

  Lawmakers considering change to S.C.’s open primaries

SC voters speak about what issues they would like candidates to speak about

  Educators worry education reform could take back burner to Santee Cooper talks

S.C. lawmakers want to create disaster relief fund

McMaster discusses education, goals in State of the State address

  McMaster to set goals, priorities for 2020 in State of the State

  General Assembly returns to Columbia for start of legislative session

Gov. McMaster wants to send South Carolina taxpayers another rebate check in 2020

  Charleston, Dorchester among top 5 counties for reported human trafficking in SC

S.C. Senate Majority Leader says Fetal Heartbeat Bill doesn’t have enough votes to pass

SC Governor set to propose plan to expand full-day pre-kindergarten statewide

  Clemson fans head to the desert to cheer their Tigers to another bowl victory

If S.C. passes fetal heartbeat bill, one lawmaker wants the state to compensate mothers

‘This one was massive. Not like one I’ve seen before’: Upstate man shoots wild hog after it charged at his horses

  Group pushing to end stigma of mental illness, suicide in South Carolina

  State lawmakers could consider raising minimum speed limit on S.C. interstates

  Donated clothes helping new S.C. teachers look their best in the classroom

State senators working to move forward on education bill

  State lawmakers to prioritize spending with $1.8B budget surplus

South Carolina lawmakers considering bill that would exempt military retirees from paying state income taxes

SC fetal heartbeat bill to head for vote with exceptions back in place

  SC lawmakers hear testimony on proposed hands-free bill

SCDOT set to make improvements at more than a dozen dangerous intersections across the state

Panel of SC senators move forward with amended Fetal Heartbeat bill