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

  Changes could be coming to Board of Trustees at SC universities

  Secretary DeVos drums up support for Education Freedom Scholarships in South Carolina

  More South Carolina farms turning to agritourism to make ends meet

  ‘Panthers bill’ included increased job tax credits in rural counties

  Lawmakers push to close wage gap in S.C.

  Events held on State House grounds on anniversary of removal of Confederate flag

  New state agency will oversee other department’s treatment of children

  Attorney General, US Senators, tour Federal Correctional Institution in Edgefield

  Woman raising awareness for veterans, first responders with mental illness stops in SC

  Organization looks to preserve areas where S.C. played pivotal role in American Revolution

  Two Confederate flag events scheduled at State House near anniversary of removal

  Many universities in South Carolina keeping in-state tuition increases low

  Gas tax increases another 2 cents, watchdog group covers gas tax for Upstate drivers

Changes could be coming to the way South Carolina draws political maps

  Bridging the ‘digital divide’ in rural South Carolina

  Teacher group returns to State House nearly two months after rally

  Governor says state making progress combating opioid crisis

  Confederate flag will not be returning to State House grounds on anniversary of removal

  Jim Clyburn’s ‘World Famous Fish Fry’ hooks large crowd

  Task force works around the clock to keep children safe online

  New requirements for rideshare drivers in effect in South Carolina

  Four years later: Impact of Charleston Church shooting on state

  Battling child hunger during the summer in South Carolina

  Organization says they would have preferred hand marked ballots for new voting system

  Animal advocates applaud new animal cruelty laws, want to see tethering addressed in 2020

  Secret Service holds threat assessment training for school administrators, counselors and law enforcement

  South Carolina upgrades to new paper-based voting system

  Governor ‘hoping for the best but ready for the worst’ this hurricane season

SC hemp farmers learn valuable lessons after first year of program

  Carolina Panthers officially become ‘two states, one team’