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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

Nugent, after GOP shooting: No more 'hateful rhetoric'

Conservative rocker Ted Nugent, who once told a concert crowd that Barack Obama should "suck on [his] machine gun," has had a change of heart about violent rhetoric following Wednesday's shooting attack on Republican members of Congress. Published June 15, 2017

Elizabeth Banks attends the Women In Film 2017 Crystal and Lucy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Elizabeth Banks disses Steven Spielberg for lack of female leads

Actress Elizabeth Banks spoke about the importance of women in Hollywood while accepting the Women in Film Crystal Award, taking a moment out of her speech to "call out" Steven Spielberg for not directing more movies with female leads. Published June 15, 2017