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

March 1, 2016, 3:40 PM EST
FBI Director James Comey told the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday that one day “the logic of encryption” will lead to all of our conversations, papers and effects being “entirely private.”
February 29, 2016, 3:54 PM EST
GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump told “Fox News Sunday” that the 200 illegal Polish immigrants who worked to clear the site for the Trump Tower 35 years ago were hired by a contractor that Trump hired, adding that there was no such thing as E-Verify back then.
February 29, 2016, 3:10 PM EST
Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) told CNN’s “State of the Union with Jake Tapper” on Sunday that GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s response on whether he would disavow support of David Duke and the Ku Klux Klan is not an acceptable answer.
February 29, 2016, 12:44 PM EST
GOP presidential candidate Ohio Gov. John Kasich told CNN’s “State of the Union with Jake Tapper” on Sunday that “name-calling” should not be part of the presidential race.
February 29, 2016, 10:20 AM EST
Actress and Fox News commentator Stacey Dash made an unexpected appearance at the Oscars on Sunday, just to wish the audience a happy Black History month.
February 26, 2016, 11:08 AM EST
When asked whether he can be trusted as much on religious liberty as the rest of the GOP presidential candidates, Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Thursday during the debate that he believes those in the business of commerce should “conduct commerce” regardless of whether they agree with someone’s lifestyle, but they can “say a prayer for them when they leave.”
February 26, 2016, 10:05 AM EST
GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump told CNN’s Chris Cuomo Thursday that the reason why he’s being audited might be because he’s “a strong Christian.”
February 25, 2016, 2:42 PM EST
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has withdrawn his name from consideration as the successor to the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on the high court.
February 25, 2016, 11:34 AM EST
GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson defended comments he made about President Barack Obama being “raised white” during a special forum hosted by Fox News’ Megyn Kelly in Houston, Texas, on Wednesday.
February 24, 2016, 3:22 PM EST
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch told a House Appropriations Subcommittee on Wednesday that the administration is changing how the Federal Bureau of Prisons handles illegal immigrants with deportation orders, allowing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to take custody first instead of turning those prisoners over to local and state authorities to face prosecution.
February 23, 2016, 3:50 PM EST
In an interview last week with radio talk show host Mike Gallagher, GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson weighed in on the standoff between Apple and the FBI regarding the decryption of the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone, saying he understands why Apple CEO Tim Cook is reluctant to cooperate with the federal government, because it’s been “so dishonest in so many other areas.”
February 23, 2016, 11:37 AM EST
GOP presidential candidate and retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson told Politico on Tuesday that he hasn’t experienced racism by Republicans and the last time he experienced real racism was by liberals.
February 23, 2016, 10:28 AM EST
GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson told Politico on Tuesday that it is “a bit of a stretch” for President Barack Obama to claim he identifies with the experience of black Americans, because “he was raised white.”
February 22, 2016, 2:36 PM EST
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made an appearance on Saturday at the Stellar Awards in Las Vegas, calling herself “a person of faith,” adding “what’s better than raising your voices to God.”
February 22, 2016, 1:40 PM EST
GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that he never questioned Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) Christianity.
February 22, 2016, 12:11 PM EST
During a roundtable discussion on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopolous” on Sunday, "NewsOne Now” host Roland Martin said that the Republican Party “invited evil in, and now evil is taking over.”
February 22, 2016, 11:17 AM EST
GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump told “Fox News Sunday” that he will release his tax returns “at the appropriate time.”
February 19, 2016, 1:04 PM EST
In an interview Friday with MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson said he would “rather lose than lie” when asked if he would ever lie to the American people if he were president.
February 19, 2016, 11:19 AM EST
GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson told attendees at the Conservative Convention hosted by the Conservative Review Thursday night in Greenville, S.C., that people gave up everything including their lives so that we could have freedom of speech, expression, religion, and more, and those freedoms cannot be given away.
February 19, 2016, 12:16 AM EST
GOP presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in a speech at the Conservative Convention in Greenville, S.C., on Thursday said the U.S. Supreme Court is “one justice away from a five-justice radical, left-wing majority, the likes of which this country’s never seen.”