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

Department of Justice backs McMaster’s petition for rehearing in SAFE Grants case

New grants would provide boost for struggling SC nonprofits

Gullah Geechee Chamber of Commerce says they support a sale of Santee Cooper in 2021

Lawmakers set to decide Santee Cooper’s future in 2021

During last day of legislative session, SC lawmakers unanimously pass rural broadband bill

Educators across SC take personal day to advocate for yearly pay increases, better working conditions

SC lawmakers vote to expand absentee voting due to COVID-19 pandemic

SC senators considering hazard pay bonus for some essential state employees

SC Senate approves expansion of absentee voting for November election

Because of COVID-19 pandemic, more students in SC could take gap years

DHEC concerned fewer SC children have been vaccinated this year

South Carolina is testing out a new way to get lessons to students without internet access

Teachers’ groups express concern about reopening schools in letter to SC governor

SC Department of Corrections starting targeted testing at ‘hotspot’ facilities to slow spread of COVID-19

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

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

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

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

Meet the SC candidates vying for the GOP US Senate nomination

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

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

Some SC breweries dumping out unsold beer because of COVID-19 shutdown

More than 100 cars join protest against governor’s closure of non-essential businesses

Grads and students from SC respiratory therapy program putting skills to good use during coronavirus pandemic

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

House approves state budget, nixes across-the-board raises for state employees

Community devastated by death of Faye Swetlik after days of praying for her safe return

Education majors in SC could get more money for their lottery scholarships if education overhaul bill is signed into law

McMaster discusses education, goals in State of the State address