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.

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November 18, 2016, 3:07 PM EST
A fashion designer who dressed first lady Michelle Obama said Thursday that she refuses to dress the incoming first lady Melania Trump because of the “rhetoric of racism, sexism, and xenophobia unleashed by her husband’s presidential campaign,” the Huffington Post reported Friday.
November 18, 2016, 11:09 AM EST
Former presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Thursday that President-elect Donald Trump is wrong to believe that climate change is a hoax, adding that if the U.S. turns away from combatting climate change, other countries may do the same.
November 17, 2016, 10:29 AM EST
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor said Tuesday that the Americans cannot “afford for a president to fail,” adding that they also “can’t afford to give up on pursuing the values” that they “have fought so hard to achieve.”
November 16, 2016, 3:06 PM EST
Vice President Joe Biden told reporters Wednesday outside the vice president’s residence that he’s “not worried” that the Trump administration will dismantle everything the Obama administration has accomplished.
November 15, 2016, 2:39 PM EST
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” on Friday that he believes one of the reasons why President-elect Donald Trump won was because of decisions Holder made while at the Justice Department.
November 15, 2016, 12:44 PM EST
In a press conference with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsiparas, President Barack Obama disputed the notion that the presidential election results were a referendum on his job as president, saying Tuesday that people think he “did a pretty good job” as president and the election of Donald Trump was because the American people wanted to “shake things up.”
November 14, 2016, 3:16 PM EST
Filmmaker Michael Moore (AP Photo)( – Filmmaker Michael Moore told CNN’s “State of the Union with Jake Tapper” that the Democrats should run candidates like Oprah Winfrey or Tom Hanks, adding that the GOP was successful with President Ronald Reagan and California Gov.
November 14, 2016, 1:08 PM EST
Former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that he’s astounded that the United States has a president who does not believe climate change is real.
November 14, 2016, 12:51 PM EST
Media mogul Oprah Winfrey told “Entertainment Tonight” on Friday that seeing President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama after their meeting at the White House last week gave her hope.
November 14, 2016, 12:02 PM EST
House Speaker Paul Ryan told CNN’s “State of the Union with Jake Tapper” on Sunday that those behind the racist incidents that have been reported in the wake of President-elect Donald Trump’s victory do not represent Republicans and the GOP “does not want them in our party,” adding that “I’m confident Donald Trump feels the same way.”
November 14, 2016, 10:34 AM EST
In an interview Sunday with CBS’s “60 Minutes,” President-elect Donald Trump said he is pro-life and would appoint pro-life judges, adding that if Roe v. Wade is overturned, “it would go back to the states.
November 11, 2016, 1:51 PM EST
Matt Maloney, CEO of the food delivery service Grub Hub, disputed reports Thursday that he called on all Trump supporters at his company to quit in a company-wide email that circulated after President-elect Donald Trump won, saying in a press release on his company’s website, “I want to clarify that I did not ask for anyone to resign if they voted for Trump.”
November 10, 2016, 1:49 PM EST
In a White House press conference on Thursday, President-elect Donald Trump called President Barack Obama a “very good man” and said he was looking forward meeting with the president again in the future. 
November 10, 2016, 11:18 AM EST
ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith took San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to task Wednesday for not voting in the presidential election, calling Kaepernick “a flaming hypocrite” who “betrayed his cause” and is “absolutely irrelevant” and calling on the media to ignore him unless he’s on the field trying to throw another “incomplete pass.”
November 9, 2016, 1:06 PM EST
In a concession speech Wednesday, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton called told her supporters that although she was unable to shatter “that highest and hardest glass ceiling,” someone will “hopefully sooner than we might think right now.”
November 9, 2016, 11:11 AM EST
CNN host and former White House environmental adviser Van Jones reacted to President-Elect Donald Trump’s victory Tuesday night on CNN, calling it a white lash and saying the issue of race could not be ignored.
November 8, 2016, 2:16 PM EST
The National Institutes of Health awarded $958,471 in taxpayer funds to George Washington University to research health disparities among Latino immigrants and refugees.
November 7, 2016, 3:26 PM EST
Joel Benenson, Clinton’s top strategist told “Fox News Sunday” that he refused to “authenticate any” of the Wikileaks emails when asked about his response to a string of emails regarding foreign government donations to the Clinton Foundation.
November 7, 2016, 1:00 PM EST
In an interview with HBO’S “Real Time with Bill Maher,” President Barack Obama said Friday that “there’s no economy that doesn’t have some socialist elements” because there are some “common goods” that everyone agrees people should have.
November 4, 2016, 3:48 PM EDT
(AP Photo)( – The Department of Health and Human Services is planning to spend up to $10 million researching infectious diseases among U.S.-bound refugees.