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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

Mike Tyson teams up with Sen. Reid on Jack Johnson pardon petition

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson found a friend in Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Tuesday, as the pair urged the president to posthumously pardon heavyweight champion Jack Johnson of what Reid called "a racially motivated criminal conviction." Published April 3, 2013

Former DNC spokesperson Karen Finney attends the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. (Twitter, Karren Finney)

MSNBC adds former DNC spokeswoman Karen Finney to weekend lineup

Among its recent announcement to shake things up with an Ed Schultz weekend show, MSNBC revealed Tuesday that it is hiring former Democratic National Committee spokesperson Karen Finney to host a new show on weekends from 4-5 p.m. Eastern. Published April 2, 2013