Jason Raven

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

  Another record-breaking year for tourism in South Carolina

Community groups, lawmakers push for bills they say will prevent a Parkland shooting

School board members speak out against proposed ethics changes

A look into how Charleston County deputies transports mental health patients

Legislation hoping to stop overpopulation of pit bulls

Advocates cite ‘sense of urgency’ as work on SC energy bill continues

State lawmakers, SC Governor, explore potential sale of Santee Cooper

Bill wants to offer legal protection for underage human trafficking victims

Bills aim to add mental health education in middle school curriculum

Breaking down Zero to Twenty Committee, consolidation and tech college proposals in education bill

Hundreds of teachers visit lawmakers days after “massive” education reform bill filing

Gov. Henry McMaster focuses on education in first State of the State address as elected governor

Bill requiring SLED to investigate all officer-involved shootings moves on

Bill to repeal child marriage law loophole heading to Senate floor

Lawmakers tackle affordable housing crisis in South Carolina

SC lawmakers to take a closer look at school district consolidation bill

Gov. McMaster says extra $1B in 2019 budget will go to state education, South Carolina’s prosperity

Replacing South Carolina’s aging voting system

Renewed push for medical marijuana and solar energy in the State House

South Carolina lawmakers say they are ready to tackle important issues