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 Department of Corrections starting targeted testing at ‘hotspot’ facilities to slow spread of COVID-19

SC schools report more than 16,000 students have been unaccounted for since statewide school closures

South Carolina running low on supply of blood plasma treatment for COVID-19 patients

SC House approves CARES Act allocation plan, bill headed to Governor’s desk

SC House Speaker creates Equitable Justice System and Law Enforcement Reform Committee

Some SC private schools potentially closing due to financial strain on families caused by pandemic

Critics of ‘Certificate of Need’ regulations say COVID-19 pandemic shows why it needs to be repealed

How the COVID-19 is magnifying South Carolina’s ‘digital divide’

Sen. Lindsey Graham shares plans to expand PPE production in US

Some SC breweries dumping out unsold beer because of COVID-19 shutdown

Group of lawmakers, hairstylists urge SC governor to allow barbershops and salons to reopen

South Carolinians who have recovered from the coronavirus donate plasma to help severely-ill patients

  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