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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

In this Aug. 21, 2014 photo released by CNN, Mike Rowe appear in a promotional shoot for the series "Somebody's Gotta Do It," in Venice, Calif. Rowe's new travelogue program, "Somebody's Gotta Do It," is a key part of CNN's strategy for the future. It debuts Wednesday, Oct. 8,  at 9 p.m. EDT. (AP Photo/CNN, Jeremy Freeman)

Mike Rowe explains the real reason Donald Trump won

Former "Dirty Jobs" host Mike Rowe explained what he believes led to Donald Trump's surprising Election Day victory, describing the president-elect as an "authentic" candidate who appealed to Americans who felt unheard. Published November 11, 2016

In this Wednesday, March 23, 2016, file photo, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz speaks at the coffee company's annual shareholders meeting in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz 'stunned' by Donald Trump victory

Starbucks CEO and Hillary Clinton supporter Howard Schultz wrote a letter to staff Wednesday night saying he was shocked by Donald Trump's presidential win but hopeful that the country could unite and move forward. Published November 10, 2016