Jessica Chasmar | Stories - Washington Times
Skip to content

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 [email protected].

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

In this Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, file photo, the Dallas Cowboys, led by owner Jerry Jones, center, take a knee prior to the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. What began more than a year ago with a lone NFL quarterback protesting police brutality against minorities by kneeling silently during the national anthem before games has grown into a roar with hundreds of players sitting, kneeling, locking arms or remaining in locker rooms, their reasons for demonstrating as varied as their methods. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

Papa John's blames pizza sales slump on NFL protests

Papa John's, an official sponsor of the National Football League, is blaming its third-quarter sales slump on the league's poor leadership in handling the national anthem protests. Published November 1, 2017

The College of Charleston is conducting an investigation after a photo taken at an off-campus party showed someone wearing a Halloween costume mocking Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man whose death in police custody sparked violent protests in Baltimore two years ago. (Facebook photo via The Baltimore Sun)

Freddie Gray costume sparks investigation at College of Charleston

The College of Charleston is conducting an investigation after a photo taken at an off-campus party showed someone wearing a Halloween costume mocking Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man whose death in police custody sparked violent protests in Baltimore two years ago. Published October 31, 2017