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

  Teachers in South Carolina could get another raise in 2020

  Panel of lawmakers move forward with education reform bill

State senators working to move forward on education bill

  SC budget forecasters expect an extra $1.8 billion for next year’s budget

  South Carolina lawmakers considering bill that would exempt military retirees from paying state income taxes

  SCDOT data shows roundabouts are making South Carolina roads safer

  Three years after battling massive blaze in Upstate, Pickens Co. crews ready to lend a hand statewide

  South Carolina continuing to phase in new trackable temporary license plates

  Abortion ban bill headed to Senate floor, exceptions for rape and incest restored

  South Carolina looking for next generation of poll managers

  South Carolina’s golf industry could benefit from permanent daylight saving time

  Lack of bathrooms putting a damper on South Carolina State Guard’s operations

  Days after Kershaw Co. deputy struck by distracted driver, sheriff voices support for hands-free bill

  Psychiatrist: Some mentally ill female inmates denied hygiene products, served mashed foods and forced to sleep on ground

  SCDOT set to make improvements at more than a dozen dangerous intersections across the state

  SC Department of Corrections unveils new system that will reclassify inmates

  Panel of SC senators move forward with amended Fetal Heartbeat bill

  Bill would require all sign language interpreters in SC hospitals, courtrooms and schools to become certified

  Judge listens to arguments over SCGOP primary lawsuit

  Panel of lawmakers studying mold remediation in South Carolina

  Various programs recruiting minority male educators in South Carolina

  Officials say earthquakes much more common in South Carolina than most think

  South Carolina voters get ‘first look’ at new voting system

  Dozens say farewell to unclaimed Midlands veteran

  Officials considering potential changes to state’s education funding formula

  South Carolina’s only electronic detection K-9 ‘sniffing out’ crime

State Forestry Commission expects busy wildfire season

  Non-profit organization opens newest sober living home in SC, honors West Columbia man

  Former U.S. Representative, Lowcountry businessman file lawsuit claiming SCGOP broke state law by canceling primary

  Family, friends honor victims of domestic violence at the State House for Silent Witness Ceremony