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

Federal judge says you won’t need a witness signature for your absentee ballot this November

SC senators considering hazard pay bonus for some essential state employees

DHEC: 158 COVID-19 cases reported at South Carolina schools

SC State Election Commission says they are ready if absentee voting expansion bill is signed into law

SLED agents investigating 3 possible absentee voter fraud cases

SC Senate approves expansion of absentee voting for November election

SC getting $600 million from federal government in plutonium removal settlement

SC has tracked down almost all 16,000 students who were unaccounted for during pandemic

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

State superintendent says DOE plans on approving school district reopening plans soon

SC education officials working to reach students who have been unaccounted for since school closures

SC schools report more than 16,000 students have been unaccounted for since statewide school closures

State health officials release metrics for measuring COVID-19 spread to SC school districts

SC veterans, father and son, battle COVID-19 together

South Carolinians who have recovered from the coronavirus donate plasma to help severely-ill patients

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

Fort Jackson officials say soldier in training tested negative for coronavirus, share protocols and plans

S.C. textile company works to keep up with high demand for medical products

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

S.C. lawmakers will not name interchange after President Trump or former President Obama

McMaster discusses education, goals in State of the State address

S.C. Senate Majority Leader says Fetal Heartbeat Bill doesn’t have enough votes to pass

Clemson fans head to the desert to cheer their Tigers to another bowl victory

If S.C. passes fetal heartbeat bill, one lawmaker wants the state to compensate mothers

State lawmakers could consider raising minimum speed limit on S.C. interstates

Businesses in SC’s hospitality industry joining fight against human trafficking

European prison officials visit units inspired by their systems, speak to wardens

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

South Carolina continuing to phase in new trackable temporary license plates

SC lawmakers hear testimony on proposed hands-free bill