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

  Community devastated by death of Faye Swetlik after days of praying for her safe return

  Education majors in SC could get more money for their lottery scholarships if education overhaul bill is signed into law

  President Trump visits North Carolina to tout Opportunity Zone initiatives

S.C. lawmakers will not name interchange after President Trump or former President Obama

  Survivors, victim advocacy groups voice support for statewide rape kit tracking system

  S.C. lawmakers consider bill that would give more access to overdose-reversing drug

  House Speaker shares his education reform plans for House in 2020

Lawmakers move forward with bill that would help veterans with medical experience become nurses in S.C.

  ‘Thank God for Mississippi’: S.C. lawmakers invite Miss. education chief to talk about early education reform

  Members of SC for Ed return to State House to meet with lawmakers

  Business license tax reform picking up steam at the S.C. Statehouse

  Advocates and critics of voucher programs from other states chime in on SC legislation

  Legislators move forward with bill that would add mental health, wellness instruction to public school curriculum

  McMaster discusses education, goals in State of the State address

  SC senators begin to share proposals to change education bill

  Hundreds rally at the State House for King Day at the Dome

  State employees react to potential merit-based raises in 2020

  S.C. state senator, governor pushing to end use of ‘roll-up appropriations’ in budget

  Discussion on education reform bill begins on Senate floor, teachers react

  Members of the General Assembly return to Columbia for start of session

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

  Beer distributors across SC join fight against human trafficking by raising awareness

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

  Officials believe replacing paper sentence sheets can prevent inmates from serving extra time

  An inside look into the digitization process of state records

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

  What’s on tap for S.C. lawmakers in 2020

  A look back on what happened at the SC State House in 2019

  Another year, another College Football Playoff game for the Clemson Tigers and their fans

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