Jason Raven

Jason Raven

Reporter

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

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

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

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

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

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