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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

2 Maine hikers rescued only to die in car crash hours later

A pregnant Maine woman and her friend were rescued Tuesday after getting lost in the woods, but died later that evening after they accidentally drove their car into the ocean in the nighttime fog, The Associated Press reported. Published July 25, 2013

Spain train derailment leaves at least 45 dead

As many as 45 people are dead and many more wounded after a train carrying more than 200 passengers derailed as it approached Santiago de Compostela in northwestern Spain. Published July 24, 2013