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

  Stimulus money from coronavirus relief bill will help cover some financial losses for SC colleges, universities

S.C. lawmakers returning to Columbia for 1 day to pause session, extend budget

  Teachers, students react to grading guideline changes in South Carolina due to coronavirus pandemic

  Money from coronavirus relief bill on its way to help S.C. schools during pandemic

  SC Department of Mental Health setting up new hotline for COVID-19 anxieties

  Staff at Dorn VA Medical Center make changes to protect veterans from potential COVID-19 exposure

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

  S.C. health officials expect more than 8,000 COVID-19 cases by beginning of May

  S.C. lawmakers ask governor for statewide ‘stay-at-home’ order

  Teachers adjust as school closures in S.C. extend through April

  Medication used to treat coronavirus symptoms made by S.C. company in high demand

  Midlands drug manufacturing company donates liters of hand sanitizer to VA Hospital

  Governor, other state leaders give update on protective measures in place for older South Carolinians

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

  South Carolina small business owners prepare for slow times due to coronavirus concerns

  Senate approves emergency funding to help DHEC fight coronavirus

S.C. health officials say patients need to be screened for other respiratory illnesses before testing for COVID-19

  House members opt to keep merit-based raises for state employees in spending plan

  Camden residents react to coronavirus cases, community spread

  Fort Jackson officials say soldier in training tested negative for coronavirus, share protocols and plans

  Due to coronavirus, Upstate textile company works to keep up with high demand for medical products

  DHEC officials tell lawmakers a confirmed coronavirus case in SC is likely in the future

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

S.C. Senate passes education reform plan, bill now on its way to the House

  Senators approve second reading of education reform bill, teacher groups chime in

  House panel rejects bids for Santee Cooper, begin work on their own proposal

  Tom Steyer makes final pitch to voters in the Midlands

  Lawmakers say more accountability needed at Santee Cooper if they were to move forward with reform plan

  Senators set to continue work on education bill while deciding Santee Cooper’s future

  Committee responsible for writing budget adds disaster relief fund to spending plan