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

December 5, 2016, 11:55 AM EST
HGTV responded to inquiries about HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines’ stance on same-sex marriage by Buzzfeed, saying the home improvement network doesn’t discriminate against the LGBT community in any of their shows, Life Site News reported Friday.
December 5, 2016, 9:59 AM EST
Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway told “Fox News Sunday” that Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein is “now the favorite flavor of the left” because of her recount efforts and that Democrats once ignored and ridiculed her.
December 2, 2016, 10:38 AM EST
LGBT activists are targeting HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines for their Christian beliefs and specifically asking them to clarify their position on gay marriage because of the beliefs of their pastor, who supports traditional marriage and believes that homosexuality is a sin that people can be delivered from, Life Site News reported Thursday.
December 1, 2016, 12:26 PM EST
Beginning this month, new rules proposed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will require aborted babies to be cremated or buried, the Huffington Post reported Wednesday. 
December 1, 2016, 10:22 AM EST
Pittsburgh is considering becoming a sanctuary city, which would prohibit local authorities from detaining people only for immigration law violations, the Pittsburgh Courier reported Tuesday.
November 30, 2016, 3:20 PM EST
Ranking member Sen. Thomas Carper (D-Del.) shared with the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday the account of a 13-year-old boy from Guatemala who was pressured into joining a gang in his home country before being sent away by his parents when the gang demanded that he rape his sister as part of his initiation.
November 30, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
“America’s Got Talent” host Nick Cannon doubled down on comments he made recently about the nation’s largest abortion provider committing “real genocide” against blacks, telling TMZ that Planned Parenthood is “modern-day eugenics.”
November 29, 2016, 3:31 PM EST
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Tuesday that President Barack Obama has decided against sending a presidential delegation to attend the memorial service of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, but instead the deputy national security adviser and the top U.S. diplomat in Cuba will attend the service.
November 29, 2016, 1:04 PM EST
In an interview with NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Sunday that Wikileaks is “absolutely” worthy of a congressional inquiry, adding that if a foreign government has injected “chaos” into the democratic process, “the American people deserve to know.”
November 29, 2016, 10:47 AM EST
Abortionists in New York, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington state are mailing abortifacients to pregnant women as part of a study examining the possibility of making abortion drugs available at home without a doctor’s supervision, LifeSite News reported last week.
November 28, 2016, 3:39 PM EST
Incoming White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus told “Fox News Sunday” that President-elect Donald Trump intends to follow through with his campaign pledge to roll back President Barack Obama’s opening of relations with Cuba unless there is “movement in the right direction” from the communist nation.
November 28, 2016, 2:48 PM EST
In an interview with ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopolous,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said he didn’t want to see President Barack Obama or the Democrats “lining up to lionize” Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, who died over the weekend.
November 28, 2016, 12:24 PM EST
“America’s Got Talent” host Nick Cannon told a New York City radio station recently that Planned Parenthood – the nation’s largest abortion provider – has been committing “real genocide” against the black community.
November 23, 2016, 11:43 AM EST
The founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), Bob Johnson, a Hillary Clinton supporter, told CNBC on Monday that blacks should give President-elect Donald Trump “the benefit of the doubt.”
November 22, 2016, 2:36 PM EST
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy (AP Photo)( – Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said Monday during a speech at the National Press Club that “the train to a global clean energy future" has already left the station” and that the U.S.
November 21, 2016, 3:40 PM EST
Senate Minority Leader-elect Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) told “Fox News Sunday” that he would not support Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) for U.S. attorney general unless he is convinced that Sessions will have “a strong civil rights division in the Justice Department.”
November 21, 2016, 2:46 PM EST
A 19-year-old who is competing for the title of Miss Minnesota USA is one of the first Somali-American women to compete for the title, and she’s hoping to do so wearing a burkini, the Huffington Post reported last week.
November 21, 2016, 1:02 PM EST
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that he would block former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and former UN Ambassador John Bolton, both of whom are being considered for secretary of State under President-elect Donald Trump, saying, “I don’t think they’re very diplomatic.
November 21, 2016, 12:11 PM EST
Senate Minority Leader-elect Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) told “Fox News Sunday” that he would oppose efforts to build a wall and pressed for comprehensive immigration instead, saying “this idea of a wall, we already passed.” 
November 21, 2016, 10:32 AM EST
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that he has concerns about Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) and Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.), who were both nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Justice Department and CIA, respectively, for their support of the USA Patriot Act.