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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

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is the only U.S. troop to have been taken hostage by the Taliban in the long, hard-fought Afghanistan War. (U.S. Army Via Associated Press)

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could receive $350K tax-free: report

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could receive $350,000 tax-free from the federal government if the current investigation into his 2009 disappearance in Afghanistan concludes that he didn't desert his post. Published July 15, 2014

A 3-year-old girl who was pronounced dead from a fever on Saturday reportedly woke up inside a coffin the next day during her funeral ceremony in the Philippines. (YouTube)

'Dead' toddler wakes up at her own funeral

A 3-year-old girl who was pronounced dead from a fever on Saturday reportedly woke up inside a coffin the next day during her funeral ceremony in the Philippines. Published July 14, 2014