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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

North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper in 2010. (Associated Press)

Ritz-Carlton accused of racism over 15% 'CIAA charge'

The North Carolina attorney general's office is reportedly investigating the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Charlotte for potentially discriminating against blacks when it tacked on a 15 percent surcharge for customers during a conference for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA). Published March 17, 2015

Australian wellness writer Belle Gibson, who built an online empire and sold a cookbook based on claims that a healthy diet cured her of cancer, has admitted for the first time that she never had the life-threatening disease. (Channel 7 Sunrise via Daily Mail) ** FILE **

Belle Gibson's cookbook pulled after claims she faked cancer

British publisher Penguin Books has decided to halt the production of Belle Gibson's cookbook "The Whole Pantry," after allegations that the 23-year-old Australian author lied about surviving terminal cancer. Published March 17, 2015