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

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

SC lawmakers hear testimony on proposed hands-free bill

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

Panel of SC senators move forward with amended Fetal Heartbeat bill

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

State Forestry Commission expects busy wildfire season

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

South Carolinians in recovery from substance abuse disorder share messages of hope, give back to help others

How to seek treatment for opioid use disorder in South Carolina

Impact opioid crisis has had on EMS, first responders and child welfare system in SC

‘There are no words in the English language that can describe this terrible hollow feeling’: Father reflects on overdose death of son

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

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

State GOP cancels 2020 presidential primary

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

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

SC Attorney General sues major opioid distributors