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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

In this Aug. 3, 2012, file photo, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling reacts after being introduced as a new member of the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame, at Fenway Park in Boston. ESPN says commentator Schilling won't appear on the air for the next month in the wake of his anti-Muslim tweet. ESPN said Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, that Schilling won't be on telecasts for the rest of the regular season or the American League wild-card game on Oct. 6. The former star pitcher and "Sunday Night Baseball" analyst was pulled by ESPN from a major league game and the network's coverage of the Little League World Series last month after he retweeted a post that compared Muslim extremists and Nazis. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

Curt Schilling defends Ben Carson's Muslim comments

Former MLB pitcher and ESPN commentator Curt Schilling, who is currently suspended for comments he made online, waded into hot water again with a Facebook post defending Ben Carson's comments about electing a Muslim president. Published September 29, 2015

Aiden Wright, 7, has found himself $100 richer after he did the right thing and turned in $8,000 that he found Saturday at the top of a playground slide. (ABC News via Danny Wright)

Boy, 7, turns in $8K he found on playground

A 7-year-old Massachusetts boy has found himself $100 richer after he did the right thing and turned in $8,000 that he found Saturday at the top of a playground slide. Published September 28, 2015

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright weighed in Monday on the email controversy surrounding Hillary Clinton, saying she wouldn't have approved the use of a private email server for officials in her State Department. (MSNBC)

Madeleine Albright: I wouldn't have approved private email server

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright weighed in Monday on the email controversy surrounding Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, saying she wouldn't have approved the use of a private email server for officials in her State Department. Published September 28, 2015