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

  Statewide program helping address special education teacher shortage

  Inspector General reviewing allegations in letter from lawmakers studying state housing agency

  Democratic presidential hopefuls speak to SC voters at historic venue

  State lawmakers continue to tackle affordable housing crisis, tour new development

  Tradition of patriotic display on 9/11 over busy SC interstate continues

  Pro-life and pro-choice advocates sound off on abortion bill

  State GOP cancels 2020 presidential primary

  Evacuees return, South Carolina officials assess Dorian’s impact on the Palmetto State

  Economists keeping a close eye on RV dealers across the state, country

  ‘It’s a time bomb that’s growing every year’: State Comptroller General suggests some surplus money should cover pension plans debt

  Vice President visits Upstate, touts new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico

  Orangeburg photographer lets others relive civil rights movement through his lens

SC business owners meet with members of SC Congressional delegation

  Alternative certification programs in SC helping address teacher shortage

  Lawmakers consider bill that would make UofSC Board of Trustees smallest in the state

  New statewide program recognizes school districts for commitment to military families

  New UofSC president shares vision for university going forward

  SC Attorney General sues major opioid distributors

  ‘It’s like chopping with a machete through the jungle’: Senators continue work on education reform bill

  SC lawmakers weigh in on hate crime legislation proposals

  Teachers gearing up for new school year and another year of advocating for reform

  State lawmaker, brother of church shooting victim, urging others to take action after mass shootings

  Sen. Lindsey Graham thanks S.C. soldiers, talks Afghanistan, immigration bill

  Community, state recovering from failed nuclear projects 2 years later

  Organizations working to educate SC employers about potential of ‘untapped workforce’ people with disabilities

  SC father working to educate others about Responsible Father Registry

  ‘How did this happen to a guy from Lancaster?’: S.C. astronaut looks back on moon missions

  Understanding adverse childhood experiences and their long term impacts

Future is bright for solar energy in South Carolina after Energy Freedom Act

  Lawmakers question Dept. of Mental Health officials after reports of patient’s suffocation death emerge