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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 Oct. 26, 2015 photo, actor-comedian Aziz Ansari poses to promote his new Netflix comedy series, Master of None, premiering on Friday, Nov. 6. (AP Photo/Frazier Moore)

Aziz Ansari: Donald Trump 'makes me scared for my family'

Comedian and actor Aziz Ansari said Friday that the "vitriolic and hate-filled" rhetoric of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has made him afraid for his and his family's safety, so much so that it has affected the way they practice their religion. Published June 27, 2016