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 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.
October 27, 2015, 10:17 AM EDT
In an interview on “The Glenn Beck Program” on Monday, GOP presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) called socialism “the most anti-choice economic system,” where ultimately if you don’t listen, “they exterminate you.”
October 26, 2015, 3:21 PM EDT
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), in an interview with MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Monday, sized up his competition in the Republican primary race for the White House and wondered, “How am I losing to these people?”
October 26, 2015, 12:04 PM EDT
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that you won’t see any so-called “Ferguson effect” – when police officers are reluctant to do their jobs because of anti-police rhetoric – in his state, because as the leader of New Jersey, he tells police to “do their job without exception,” and they do it.
October 26, 2015, 10:54 AM EDT
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that what Americans dislike about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is that she refused to be held accountable for the attacks in the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens.