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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

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

Marie Strumolo Burke was reportedly heard making racist comments on a 2013 voicemail on Councilman Kevin Kennedy's answering machine. (YouTube)

New Jersey Democrat allegedly screamed N-word in voice mail tirade

A Democratic mayoral candidate and councilwoman for the city of Belleville, N.J., is under fire after a forensics lab confirmed with "85 percent" certainty that she is the woman who spewed racial slurs in a recorded phone message, according to a report by the Star-Ledger. Published April 30, 2014