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 2, 2015, 10:38 AM EDT
In this photo taken on Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, Ozzie Russ, left and his partner Steve Schlariet, plaintiffs in the case that led to a federal judge ruling Florida's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional, pose at their ranch in Chipley, Fla. (AP Photo/Melissa Nelson-Gabriel)
April 1, 2015, 12:18 PM EDT
Nebraska State Sen. Ernie Chambers refused to apologize last week for controversial comments he made comparing the police to ISIS and suggesting he would shoot a cop if he had a gun and weren’t nonviolent.
March 31, 2015, 10:22 AM EDT
A four-year-old girl in Philadelphia got on a public bus by herself at 3 a.m. on Friday in search of her favorite treat - a slushy.
March 30, 2015, 5:24 PM EDT
  Rapper Azealia Banks performs during the first weekend of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts. (AP Photo)
March 24, 2015, 12:34 PM EDT
When country music star Sara Evans sat down to watch the new Fox comedy “The Last Man on Earth” with her teenage children, she thought she’d found something funny she and her children could start watching, but she was “so wrong.”
March 23, 2015, 3:18 PM EDT
An undated file photo of Bob Jones III. (AP Photo/Bob Jones University, File)
March 23, 2015, 1:17 PM EDT
In a speech at GLAAD’s Media Awards on Saturday, “Scandal” star Kerry Washington compared the gay marriage movement to the fight for black people to be able to marry outside their race.
March 23, 2015, 11:24 AM EDT
March 20, 2015, 11:38 AM EDT
( - Pine Bush Central High School in Pine Bush, N.Y., is apologizing after reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic on Wednesday morning.
March 19, 2015, 3:53 PM EDT
Zaur Dadaev, one of five suspects in the killing of Boris Nemtsov stands in a court room in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, March 8, 2015.  AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
March 18, 2015, 10:55 AM EDT
A Virginia photographer, who is also a Navy veteran, has sparked outrage from some and praise from others for a photo that she took of military father Rodney Clevenger holding his newborn son wrapped up in an American flag, according to Fox News.
March 16, 2015, 3:36 PM EDT
( – Rula Ghani, the first lady of Afghanistan, told “Fox News Sunday” that conditions in Afghanistan are starting to improve for women almost 14 years after the end of T
March 16, 2015, 11:23 AM EDT
The Congressional Black Caucus has leveled a race-based attack on Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) over his opposition to Loretta Lynch's confirmation. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 13, 2015, 12:18 PM EDT
( – IRS phone imposters swindled 3,052 taxpayers out of $15.5 million as of March 9, an average of $5,000 per victim, a top Treasury official told Congress Thursday.
March 12, 2015, 11:38 AM EDT
In this Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015 photo, tax preparer Richard Sowell, left, works with Courtney Mayhew at H&R Block offices in Atlas District in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 11, 2015, 3:02 PM EDT
Men kiss under a rainbow umbrella during a gay pride parade in Lima, Peru, Saturday, June 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Sebastian Castaneda)
March 10, 2015, 4:18 PM EDT
Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to the reporters at United Nations headquarters, Tuesday, March 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)