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

  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

  Legislators move forward with bill that would add mental health, wellness instruction to public school curriculum

McMaster discusses education, goals in State of the State address

  Hundreds rally at the State House for King Day at the Dome

  State employees react to potential merit-based raises in 2020

  General Assembly returns to Columbia for start of legislative session

Gov. McMaster wants to send South Carolina taxpayers another rebate check in 2020

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

  Officials believe replacing paper sentence sheets can prevent inmates from serving extra time

  SC Governor set to propose plan to expand full-day pre-kindergarten statewide

  A look back on what happened at the SC State House in 2019

  Another year, another College Football Playoff game for the Clemson Tigers and their fans

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

Production begins on South Carolina made fighter jets

Ending the stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide in South Carolina

New report shows fewer public school teachers left their positions compared to last year

  Beer distributors helping fight human trafficking in South Carolina

Lawmakers could consider raising minimum speed limit on S.C. interstates

  Teacher Clothes Closet provides support, professional wardrobe for future and new teachers

  Bipartisan group of lawmakers hope South Carolina is the next state to enact a hate crime law

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

  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