South Carolina Capitol Reporter
Jason Raven joined the Nexstar Media Group in 2020 at the Columbia Bureau. He covers the South Carolina Capitol for WSAV, WSPA and other affiliates.
He comes to the team after two years covering the South Carolina State House for WIS.
Before working in the Palmetto State, Jason worked at WRDW in Augusta, Georgia, and SNN, the Suncoast News Network in Sarasota, Florida. He has covered a wide range of stories while in South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
Jason loves storytelling and is looking forward to continue telling the stories of the Palmetto State.
He was born in Panama City, Panama, and is fluent in Spanish. He is from a military family and 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 roaming the halls of the State House, Jason is cheering on his USF Bulls, the Tampa Bay Lightning, Buccaneers and Rays.
He enjoys spending time outdoors. Jason also loves trying local restaurants, so be sure to share any recommendations you have.