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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 Thursday, May 14, 2015, file photo, filmmaker Spike Lee speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Lee is the next grand marshal of the New York City Marathon, race officials announced, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. (Phil Velasquez/Chicago Tribune via AP, File)

Spike Lee on Rahm Emanuel: 'He's a bully'

Film director Spike Lee said he won't be "bullied" any longer by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who has expressed concerns that the film "Chi-Raq" will cast a dark shadow on the city's Englewood neighborhood. Published October 26, 2015