Melanie has been with CNSNews.com 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 CNSNews.com, Melanie served as news director for WKYS-FM, one of Washington, D.C.’s top-rated radio stations. Mrs. Arter 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

April 4, 2018, 4:00 PM EDT
Conservatives support transparency in congressional sexual harassment claims, saying the identities of members of Congress who used taxpayer money to settle those claims should be revealed publicly.
April 3, 2018, 6:09 PM EDT
(Screenshot)(CNSNews.com) - Four people were injured, and one person - the suspected shooter - is dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound during a shooting at the headquarters of YouTube in San Bruno, Calif., on Tuesday.
April 3, 2018, 5:19 PM EDT
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said the Obama administration’s focus was on forcing car manufacturers to make cars that people won’t buy when the focus should have been on making cars that people actually buy more efficient.
April 3, 2018, 4:12 PM EDT
During a joint press conference with leaders of the Baltic states, President Donald Trump complained Tuesday that the United States lacked immigration laws, saying instead it has catch and release, which allows illegals to roam free about the country.
April 3, 2018, 3:50 PM EDT
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that a decision would be made soon on pulling U.S. troops out of Syria.
April 2, 2018, 7:10 PM EDT
The Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that it is revising the emissions standards of cars and light trucks, saying the Obama administration cut the process short “with politically charged expediency.”
April 2, 2018, 6:12 PM EDT
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that he would love to see Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) run for president, saying the country would benefit from hearing Scott’s life story as the grandson of a man who couldn’t read and picked cotton.
April 2, 2018, 6:12 PM EDT
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that he would love to see Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) run for president, saying the country would benefit from hearing Scott’s life story as the grandson of a man who couldn’t read and picked cotton.
April 2, 2018, 1:16 PM EDT
Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that President Donald Trump should not pardon former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn or former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, saying it’s important not to treat either person differently.
March 31, 2018, 12:15 AM EDT
Customs and Border Patrol Acting Deputy Commissioner Ronald Vitiello addressed reports Friday that Border Patrol agents on the front lines don’t want a border wall.
March 30, 2018, 10:09 AM EDT
The White House reacted to news that Russia has expelled 60 U.S. diplomats and closed the U.S. consulate in St. Petersburg, saying that it “marks a further deterioration in the United States-Russia relationship.”
March 29, 2018, 11:07 PM EDT
The White House said Thursday that “there is no intent at this point to privatize the VA.”
March 29, 2018, 7:04 PM EDT
During a speech in Richfield, Ohio, President Donald Trump said his administration has delivered on its promises, created 3 million jobs and eliminated job-killing regulations.
March 29, 2018, 12:21 PM EDT
The NAACP and Prince George’s County, Md., are suing the federal government over 2020 Census preparations in an effort to prevent “African Americans and other people of color in communities” nationwide from being undercounted.
March 29, 2018, 10:34 AM EDT
President Donald Trump on Thursday lashed out at online retail giant Amazon, complaining that they are putting thousands of retailers out of business and pay “little or no” state and local taxes.
March 29, 2018, 9:03 AM EDT
President Donald Trump praised officials in Orange County, Calif., Wednesday for fighting against the state’s sanctuary city policy.
March 28, 2018, 9:11 PM EDT
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders (Screenshot)(CNSNews.com) - President Donald Trump secured a new trade deal with South Korea on Wednesday, making good on a key campaign promise to the American people.
March 28, 2018, 7:10 PM EDT
President Donald Trump brought an end to widespread speculation over the fate of VA Secretary David Shulkin, announcing Thursday that Shulkin is being replaced.
March 28, 2018, 1:48 PM EDT
The White House on Tuesday said it couldn’t weigh in on the specifics of President Donald Trump’s weekend tweet calling for using funds allocated for military spending in the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill to build a border wall.
March 28, 2018, 12:30 PM EDT
A Pennsylvania Planned Parenthood affiliate is calling for a Disney princess who is pro-choice and has had an abortion.