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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times, covering topics on culture and politics. Originally from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Jessica graduated from the University of Florida where she received a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in mass communication.

During her time at University of Florida, she worked as an associate editor for The Gainesville Sun and interned at Entercom Communications. In 2011, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She can be reached at jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

Director Michael Bay said his newest film "13 Hours" sticks to the facts of what transpired in the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist siege at a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, but politics surrounding the attack got in the way of the bigger "human story" he wanted to tell. (Fox News)

Michael Bay on '13 Hours': 'We were just saying the facts'

Director Michael Bay said his newest film "13 Hours" sticks to the facts of what transpired in the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist siege at a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, but politics surrounding the attack got in the way of the bigger "human story" he wanted to tell. Published January 20, 2016

Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain said Tuesday that he gets countless calls into his radio program from black women who are leaving the Democratic Party to support Donald Trump. (YouTube/@Raw Story)

Herman Cain: Donald Trump winning over black women

Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain said Tuesday that he gets countless calls into his radio program from black women who are leaving the Democratic Party to support Donald Trump. Published January 19, 2016

Janet Hubert, the actress who played Aunt Viv in the hit '90s TV series "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," has launched a four-minute video attacking former co-star Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith, after announcing plans to boycott this year's Oscars ceremony over the lack of diversity among acting nominees. (YouTube)

Janet Hubert, 'Fresh Prince' actress, slams Jada Pinkett Smith for Oscars boycott

The actress who played Aunt Viv in the hit '90s TV series "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" has launched a 4-minute video attacking former co-star Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith, who had announced plans to boycott this year's Oscars ceremony over the lack of diversity among acting nominees. Published January 19, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speak to a crowd at the Jim Clyburn Fish Fry, on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at the Charleston Visitor Center in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Hillary Clinton 'too busy campaigning' to see Benghazi film '13 Hours'

Hillary Clinton said Sunday that she's too busy campaigning to be president to watch the highly anticipated Michael Bay film "13 Hours," which depicts the 2012 terrorist attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, while she served as secretary of state. Published January 18, 2016