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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May 7, 2015, 3:22 PM EDT
“Saturday Night Live” aired a tongue-in-cheek satire last week on the Baltimore Orioles vs. White Socks game that was closed to the public as a result of the riots. 
May 6, 2015, 12:09 PM EDT
The National Institutes of Health through its Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development has awarded $169,240 in taxpayer funds to the Fenway Community Health Center to develop a new generation of scientists devoted to studying the LGBT population.
May 5, 2015, 4:00 PM EDT
Famed attorney Alan Dershowitz told Newsmax TV last week that Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby Mosby “over-charged” the officers allegedly involved in Freddy Gray’s death and though she was able to quell the crowd by doing so, that’s not the “criteria of justice” in America.
May 5, 2015, 1:24 PM EDT
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday, promising he would work to pass the Fair Tax so that taxpayers won’t be penalized for their work and America would finally be rid of “the biggest bully” – the IRS.
May 4, 2015, 3:54 PM EDT
NAACP President Cornell William Brooks told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that “racial profiling does not require that all participants be white,” commenting on the fact that the Baltimore police officers who are being charged in the death of 25-year-old Freddy Gray are both white and black officers.
May 4, 2015, 12:15 PM EDT
Retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson announced in Detroit on Monday that he is running for the Republican presidential nomination, saying, “It’s time for the people to rise up and take the government back.”
May 1, 2015, 1:15 PM EDT
Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Friday that 25-year-old Freddie Gray was “illegally arrested,” and upon being handcuffed, officers found a knife that was “clipped to the inside of his pants pocket” – which was “not a switchblade and is lawful under the Maryland law.”
April 29, 2015, 2:10 PM EDT
( - “Every life matters,” Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said in a speech at Columbia University on Wednesday about the criminal justice system that touched
April 28, 2015, 11:47 PM EDT
Baltimore mother Toya Graham told CBS News on Tuesday that when she saw her son in the crowd of young rioters, she made eye contact, and without even thinking, she grabbed and smacked him and dragged him home, because she didn’t want him to end up like Freddy Gray - the young black man whose death while in police custody sparked protests and rioting in the city.
April 28, 2015, 8:07 PM EDT
“Star Trek: Into Darkness” actress Alice Eve is taking heat for comments she made on Instagram about former Olympian Bruce Jenner’s declaration that he is transgender and considers himself a woman.
April 28, 2015, 4:22 PM EDT
Dr. Phil, in an appearance on Tuesday’s “Fox & Friends,” said he tips his hat to the woman slapping the young man who appears to be her son for taking part in the Baltimore riots.
April 26, 2015, 3:17 PM EDT
Former Olympian Bruce Jenner admitted in an interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer on Friday that he is a Republican.
April 24, 2015, 3:27 PM EDT
Janet Boynes, the author of “Called Out” and founder of Janet Boynes Ministries, told the C-SPAN audience on Friday that soon ministries like hers, which help people exit homosexuality, will become illegal thanks to the efforts of the homosexual lobby.
April 22, 2015, 2:30 PM EDT
( – The National Science Foundation has awarded $102,619 in taxpayer funds to Yale University to st
April 22, 2015, 2:07 PM EDT
While pro-lifers are fighting to have unborn babies legally recognized as persons through fetal personhood legislation, animal rights activists are hoping for the same for chimpanzees.
April 20, 2015, 2:36 PM EDT
( – In an interview on CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday, GOP presidential candidate Sen.
April 20, 2015, 1:19 PM EDT
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) (AP Photo/Molly Riley)
April 20, 2015, 12:38 PM EDT
( – In an interview with "Fox News Sunday," Sen.