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

  High demand for suicide intervention training workshops in SC

  New law making sure newborns in South Carolina are screened for rare genetic disorders

  Changes could be on the way to state employee classification and compensation system

Panel of lawmakers move forward with education reform bill

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

  SCDOT data shows roundabouts are making South Carolina roads safer

  South Carolina continuing to phase in new trackable temporary license plates

  Abortion ban bill headed to Senate floor, exceptions for rape and incest restored

SC fetal heartbeat bill to head for vote with exceptions back in place

  South Carolina’s golf industry could benefit from permanent daylight saving time

Lack of bathrooms putting a damper on South Carolina State Guard’s operations

  SC lawmakers hear testimony on proposed hands-free bill

  Psychiatrist: Some mentally ill female inmates denied hygiene products, served mashed foods and forced to sleep on ground

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

  Bill would require all sign language interpreters in SC hospitals, courtrooms and schools to become certified

  Judge listens to arguments over SCGOP primary lawsuit

  Officials say earthquakes much more common in South Carolina than most think

  Dozens say farewell to unclaimed Midlands veteran

Officials considering potential changes to state’s education funding formula

  South Carolina’s only electronic detection K-9 ‘sniffing out’ crime

  Group working to prevent military suicides, get those in crisis help

  ‘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

  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