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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 [email protected].

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

Andrew Pollack and parents of students killed in the Parkland massacres speak during a news conference Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, where they call for changes in the school system, naming the school board's "poor performance" as a specific target at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. The Broward County School Board has failed to properly secure the county's 234 schools for the upcoming school year, according to a statement from Stand With Parkland, the National Association of Families for Safe Schools. The shooting on Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School killed 17 students and staff. (Taimy Alvarez/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

Parkland father shreds Dianne Feinstein for 'radical' anti-gun agenda

Andrew Pollack, the father of a student killed in the Parkland school mass shooting, tore into Sen. Dianne Feinstein in a series of tweets Wednesday, accusing the Democrat of pushing a "radical" anti-gun agenda during the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Published September 5, 2018

Black Entertainment Television founder and America's first black billionaire Bob Johnson accused a ritzy Florida hotel of "racial profiling" after he said he was denied check-in for refusing to remove his prescription sunglasses. (WPBF)

BET founder Bob Johnson accuses Fla. hotel of 'racial profiling'

Black Entertainment Television founder and America's first black billionaire Bob Johnson accused a ritzy Florida hotel of "racial profiling" after he said he was denied check-in for refusing to remove his prescription sunglasses. Published September 4, 2018