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

  State lawmakers continue to tackle affordable housing crisis, tour new development

  Tradition of patriotic display on 9/11 over busy SC interstate continues

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

State GOP cancels 2020 presidential primary

Evacuees return, South Carolina officials assess Dorian’s impact on the Palmetto State

  ‘It’s a time bomb that’s growing every year’: State Comptroller General suggests some surplus money should cover pension plans debt

  Vice President visits Upstate, touts new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico

New statewide program recognizes school districts for commitment to military families

  SC Attorney General sues major opioid distributors

  Organizations working to educate SC employers about potential of ‘untapped workforce’ people with disabilities

  SC father working to educate others about Responsible Father Registry

Changes could be coming to Board of Trustees at SC universities

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

  Woman raising awareness for veterans, first responders with mental illness stops in SC

Two Confederate flag events scheduled at State House near anniversary of removal

  Bridging the ‘digital divide’ in rural South Carolina

Confederate flag will not be returning to State House grounds on anniversary of removal

  Jim Clyburn’s ‘World Famous Fish Fry’ hooks large crowd

  Four years later: Impact of Charleston Church shooting on state

  Animal advocates applaud new animal cruelty laws, want to see tethering addressed in 2020

Secret Service holds threat assessment training for school administrators, counselors and law enforcement

  South Carolina upgrades to new paper-based voting system

  Carolina Panthers officially become ‘two states, one team’

Coastal business owners believe offshore drilling would be dangerous for SC

‘I’m literally in the middle of nowhere’: Lowcountry artist finds success in hometown with help of social media

LGBT advocates sue Trump’s HHS, SC for discriminating against same-sex foster parents

First responders PTSD program hopes to save lives with continued funding