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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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.
April 17, 2015, 12:34 PM EDT
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon speaks at United Nations headquarters during the 68th session of the U.N. General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
April 15, 2015, 2:44 PM EDT
In an interview with GOP presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), a reporter on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” asked Rubio to demonstrate his lyrical skills.
April 15, 2015, 2:07 PM EDT
( – Republican lawmakers in Colorado have introduced a bill that would allow someone to be charged with murder for killing an unborn child, prompted by the attack on a pregnant woman w
April 14, 2015, 12:59 PM EDT
In this photo Nov. 28, 2014 photo, a member of Hondura's Military Police, stands guard at the entrance of a school, during the last day of class, in the Canaan neighborhood of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Street gangs control most schools in Tegucigalpa, where a lot of the students are gangsters, along with their parents. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
April 2, 2015, 3:46 PM EDT
In this Aug. 27, 2014 photo, Tara Newberry, second from left, reads to son Evan Newberry as Tara's partner Adele Newberry reads to their daughter Emily Newberry at their home in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)