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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

Political commentator Bill O'Reilly attends the National Geographic Channel's "Killing Kennedy" world premiere screening reception at the Newseum, in Washington, in this Oct. 28, 2013, file photo. The Fox News Channel host O'Reilly is contesting allegations that he embellished his past as a war correspondent. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Invision/AP, File)

Bill O'Reilly's 'war zone' story disputed by CBS staffers

Now that NBC's Brian Williams has been suspended from his post, skeptical journalists are turning their sights to Fox News' Bill O'Reilly, whose account of a 1982 riot in Argentina is under question by several of his colleagues. Published February 23, 2015

CNN commentator and Daily Beast columnist Sally Kohn argued in an op-ed Friday that she would be thrilled if her 6-year-old daughter turned out to be gay and even expressed disappointment and fear when her daughter first started showing an interest in boys. (Twitter/@SallyKohn)

CNN commentator Sally Kohn: 'I want my kid to be gay, too'

CNN commentator and Daily Beast columnist Sally Kohn argued in an op-ed Friday that she would be thrilled if her 6-year-old daughter turned out to be gay like her and even expressed disappointment and fear when her daughter first started showing an interest in boys. Published February 23, 2015