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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

In this Aug. 9, 2014 file photo, Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther Kings, speaks during The Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa. Fox News Channel says it has hired Alveda King, a niece of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., as a commentator for the network. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Alveda King, MLK's niece: 'I voted for Mr. Trump'

Prominent conservative activist Alveda King, the niece of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., revealed Monday that she cast a vote for President-elect Donald Trump. Published January 16, 2017

This image released by NBC shows Meryl Streep accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP)

HFPA President Lorenzo Soria calls Meryl Streep a 'class act'

The president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which conducts the annual Golden Globe Awards, has penned an open letter to Meryl Streep, calling the veteran actress a "class act" and defending her controversial speech at Sunday night's awards show. Published January 11, 2017

President Barack Obama awards journalist, Tom Brokaw, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Tom Brokaw: Obama has been 'scandal-free'

Veteran journalist Tom Brokaw heaped praised on President Obama following his farewell address Tuesday night, calling him "one of the most eloquent presidents" in American history. Published January 11, 2017