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

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

Sen. Lindsey Graham shares plans to expand PPE production in US

  Some SC breweries dumping out unsold beer because of COVID-19 shutdown

  Group of lawmakers, hairstylists urge SC governor to allow barbershops and salons to reopen

  More than 100 cars join protest against governor’s closure of non-essential businesses

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

SC health officials working on more outreach, faster testing in communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19

Election officials working to secure polling locations, workers amid COVID-19 pandemic

  SC fifth-grader making red crosses to support healthcare workers

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

South Carolina small business owners prepare for slow times due to coronavirus concerns

Senate approves emergency funding to help DHEC fight coronavirus

House members opt to keep merit-based raises for state employees in spending plan

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

Due to coronavirus, Upstate textile company works to keep up with high demand for medical products

DHEC officials tell lawmakers a confirmed coronavirus case in SC is likely in the future

S.C. Senate passes education reform plan, bill now on its way to the House

Senators approve second reading of education reform bill, teacher groups chime in

  Tom Steyer makes final pitch to voters in the Midlands

Lawmakers say more accountability needed at Santee Cooper if they were to move forward with reform plan

  Lawmakers considering change to S.C.’s open primaries

SC voters speak about what issues they would like candidates to speak about

  Educators worry education reform could take back burner to Santee Cooper talks

S.C. lawmakers want to create disaster relief fund

  Panel of S.C. senators listen to private company’s presentation to buy Santee Cooper

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

S.C. lawmakers consider bill that would give more access to overdose-reversing drug

  ‘Thank God for Mississippi’: S.C. lawmakers invite Miss. education chief to talk about early education reform

  Members of SC for Ed return to State House to meet with lawmakers