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

  COVID-19 pandemic has nearly cut SC’s unemployment trust fund in half, could run out by end of year

  State-sponsored online learning program preparing for uptick in enrollment due to COVID-19 pandemic

SC education officials working to reach students who have been unaccounted for since school closures

  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

  State health officials release metrics for measuring COVID-19 spread to SC school districts

  It could cost $800 million and take 5 years to connect every SC household to high-speed internet

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

  SC Senate approves CARES Act money appropriation plan, headed to House

  SC Republican Senators share police reform proposals, plan to work on legislation through this year

  AccelerateED submits final report with some changes after public input

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

  Some CARES Act money could go towards bringing in more tourists to SC

  New audit says SC Department of Commerce’s incentive program lacks transparency and oversight

  Senate panel approves recommendations for CARES Act money

  Graham campaign shifts focus to November showdown with Harrison after GOP Primary win

  Meet the SC candidates vying for the GOP US Senate nomination

  Gov. McMaster talks hurricane preparedness in midst of COVID-19 pandemic, protests and reform efforts

  Black SC lawmakers share reform plans to address police brutality and racial issues

  Some public health experts believe protests could lead to flareup in COVID-19 cases in SC

  Critics of ‘Certificate of Need’ regulations say COVID-19 pandemic shows why it needs to be repealed

  SC veterans, father and son, battle COVID-19 together

  Don’t forget to practice social distancing this Memorial Day weekend

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

  Forestry industry in South Carolina experiencing highs and lows because of the COVID-19 pandemic

  SC small business owners push for liability protection amid COVID-19 pandemic

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

  How the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting SC utility companies

  SC election officials gear up for increase in absentee voters for June primaries