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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 jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

Parents at Lake Joy Primary School, in Warner Robins, have been informed that their children may have seen a dead body after a 19-year-old man was found hanging from the school's playground as first-graders were on their way to recess. (13 WMAZ)

First-graders spot teen's body hanging at school playground

Parents at a Georgia elementary school have been informed that their children may have seen a dead body after a 19-year-old man was found hanging from the school's playground as first-graders were on their way to recess. Published August 5, 2014

The Union Street Guest House, in Hudson, began fining couples who book their wedding there $500 for every negative review written by one of their guests. (Union Street Guest House)

N.Y. hotel fines guests $500 for negative online reviews

A New York hotel is learning the hard way that Americans like their free speech. The Union Street Guest House, in Hudson, began fining couples who book their wedding there $500 for every negative review written by one of their guests. Published August 4, 2014

Turkish Prime Minister and presidential candidate of the ruling party in the August election, Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves to his supporters in Istanbul, Turkey, Friday July 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Turkey PM Erdogan: Israel 'will drown in the blood it sheds'

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan gave a vitriolic speech Sunday before hundreds of thousands of supporters, comparing Israel's actions to those of Adolf Hitler and warning the Jewish state will "drown in the blood it sheds." Published August 4, 2014

Conservative radio host Glenn Beck. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley) ** FILE **

Glenn Beck: I said 'stupid things' while at Fox News

Glenn Beck spoke on CNN Sunday morning about his employment with Fox News and how he regrets that a few ill-timed or poorly worded phrases can define someone in the news business. Published August 3, 2014