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

  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

Bill would require all sign language interpreters in SC hospitals, courtrooms and schools to become certified

Panel of lawmakers studying mold remediation in South Carolina

Various programs recruiting minority male educators in South Carolina

Dozens say farewell to unclaimed Midlands veteran

State Forestry Commission expects busy wildfire season

  Newest recovery home for substance use disorder victims to be named for SC man

  Group working to prevent military suicides, get those in crisis help

‘There are no words in the English language that can describe this terrible hollow feeling’: Father reflects on overdose death of son

  Sanford ‘disappointed’ over state GOP decision to cancel 2020 primary

Lawmakers push to close wage gap in S.C.

  Events held on State House grounds on anniversary of removal of Confederate flag

Woman raising awareness for veterans, first responders with mental illness stops in SC

  Organization works to preserve areas where S.C. played pivotal role in American Revolution

Two Confederate flag events scheduled at State House near anniversary of removal

Changes could be coming to the way South Carolina draws political maps

Confederate flag will not be returning to State House grounds on anniversary of removal

  22 presidential candidates head to South Carolina for Clyburn’s fish fry

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