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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

A protestor stands on a mailbox outside of Oriole Park at Camden Yards before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Orioles VP blasts government in defense of Freddie Gray protesters

John Angelos, the Baltimore Orioles' executive vice president and son of managing partner Peter G. Angelos, sent out a series of tweets late Saturday to address the Freddie Gray protests that caused the Camden Yards baseball park to briefly lock down during their game against the Boston Red Sox. Published April 27, 2015

Miami's top police union representative is facing backlash from the city's oldest black police organization after he called for a reprimand against Assistant Chief of Police Anita Najiy (pictured on the far left) and questioned her Muslim faith when she failed to salute the American flag. (YouTube/Miami Herald)

Black police union defends top Muslim officer for not saluting U.S. flag

Miami's top police union representative is facing backlash from the city's oldest black police organization after he called for a reprimand against Assistant Chief of Police Anita Najiy and questioned her Muslim faith when she failed to salute the American flag. Published April 27, 2015

Dr. Mehmet Oz declares during a special episode of "The Dr. Oz Show" that he and his team "will not be silenced," following calls from a group of prominent physicians that the TV doctor's be dismissed from his faculty position at Columbia University. (The Dr. Oz show via CNN)

Dr. Oz: I 'will not be silenced'

Dr. Mehmet Oz declares during a special episode of "The Dr. Oz Show" that he and his team "will not be silenced," following calls from a group of prominent physicians that the TV doctor's be dismissed from his faculty position at Columbia University. Published April 22, 2015