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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

Ahmed Mohamed with his "clock." (The Dallas Morning News via Associated Press)

Ahmed Mohamed, teen arrested for homemade clock, speaks out

A 14-year-old Muslim boy who became an overnight social media sensation after he was arrested and suspended for bringing a homemade clock to his Dallas-area high school is speaking out about the incident. Published September 16, 2015

In this June 7, 2015, file photo, George Takei arrives at the 69th annual Tony Awards in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

George Takei compares Kim Davis to George Wallace

Former "Star Trek" star George Takei argued Tuesday that Kentucky clerk Kim Davis is less like the modern-day Rosa Parks some religious conservatives are making her out to be and more like Alabama's former segregationist and Democratic governor, George Wallace. Published September 15, 2015