Melanie has been with since November 2000 as an evening editor responsible for writing, editing and posting stories to the website. She was promoted to deputy managing editor in 2002, overseeing the radio production department in addition to her daily editing duties. Prior to working at, Melanie served as news director for WKYS-FM, one of Washington, D.C.’s top-rated radio stations. Ms. Hunter also worked as a traffic reporter for Shadow Broadcasting in the nation’s capital and prior to that, as a news anchor/reporter for WAMO-FM in Pittsburgh, Pa. Her television experience was obtained at several Washington, D.C. stations. She worked for America’s Most Wanted at Fox affiliate WTTG, the Creative Services Department of WUSA-TV and the Evening Exchange on WHUT-TV. She holds a bachelor’s degree in television production from Howard University.

My Articles

November 12, 2015, 8:06 PM EST
When asked Wednesday what one piece of wisdom he would give students at Liberty University, GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson quoted scripture Wednesday, saying, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart.”
November 12, 2015, 12:39 PM EST
In a speech at Liberty University on Wednesday, GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson said when he was a child, his peers called him “dummy,” because he was “a horrible student.” 
November 11, 2015, 12:37 PM EST
At Tuesday night’s GOP presidential debate by Fox Business Network in Milwaukee, Wis., retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson said he has no problem with being vetted as a presidential candidate, but he does have a problem with being lied about and the media reporting it as truth.
November 11, 2015, 12:07 PM EST
GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson said Tuesday that he would not raise the minimum wage, because it would increase the number of jobless people, particularly in the black community.
November 10, 2015, 2:25 PM EST
GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a boycott of Starbucks over their use of plain red cups instead of the cups they usually use that feature holiday-themed decorations.
November 9, 2015, 3:47 PM EST
Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, told “Fox News Sunday” that he has a “high degree of confidence” that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) put a bomb on the Russian plane that crashed in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt.
November 6, 2015, 6:44 PM EST
The campaign for GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson told the Daily Caller on Friday that an earlier report by Politico that the campaign admitted to “fabricating” his West Point story is “an outright lie.”
November 6, 2015, 2:22 PM EST
President Barack Obama announced Friday that his administration has rejected the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, deciding that it “would not serve the national interests of the United States.”
November 6, 2015, 11:20 AM EST
GOP presidential candidate retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson told CNN’s “New Day” on Friday that the “mainstream media all seems to move in a secular progressive direction” and that’s why Fox News is necessary to provide that counterbalance. 
November 5, 2015, 4:09 PM EST
The CEO of a non-profit group whose mission is “to combat the growing threat from extremist ideology,” testified before a House committee last week that a “designated global terrorist” who is on the UN Security Council sanctions list used Twitter to issue a “kill list of 100 U.S. servicemen” and yet, a month later was able to use the social networking site to call for violence against two servicemen.
November 5, 2015, 12:44 PM EST
During an appearance at St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., on Wednesday, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said taking out a student loan is worse than indentured servitude.
November 4, 2015, 4:34 PM EST
The National Institutes of Health awarded  $134,730 in taxpayer funding to the University of California San Francisco to understand the “risk of obesity in food-insecure children.”
November 3, 2015, 12:27 PM EST
Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) John Sopko revealed in a report released in October that a gas station in Afghanistan cost U.S. taxpayers $43 million to build when it should have cost no more than $500,000, much like one built in Pakistan.
November 2, 2015, 3:07 PM EST
GOP presidential candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush told NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday that he still does not believe in litmus tests when it comes to judicial appointments, and he would appoint judges to the Supreme Court who have a “consistent proven record of judicial restraint.”
November 2, 2015, 11:33 AM EST
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told “Fox News Sunday” that President Barack Obama is a “completely incompetent commander-in-chief” and that Secretary of State John Kerry is “completely delusional.”
October 30, 2015, 2:07 PM EDT
A Chinese economics professor has a solution to China’s gender imbalance problem – allow women to marry more than one man and legalize same-sex marriage.
October 30, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT
Following an investigation by its inspector general, the Department of Energy has issued a new rule for its workers that it should refrain from putting highly enriched uranium in your pockets.
October 29, 2015, 12:08 PM EDT
Newly elected House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told members of the House on Thursday that the chamber is “wiping the slate clean” and it’s time to “return to regular order.”
October 29, 2015, 9:53 AM EDT
During the Republican presidential debate at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo., on Wednesday night, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie lashed out at one of the CNBC moderators for asking a question about the government regulating fantasy football.
October 27, 2015, 4:19 PM EDT
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and 18 members of Congress introduced a resolution on Tuesday to introduce impeachment proceedings against Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen.