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. 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.

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November 14, 2018, 9:42 PM EST
A decision is expected Thursday in CNN’s lawsuit against President Donald Trump for revoking the Secret Service hard pass of CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta.
November 14, 2018, 4:54 PM EST
The White House responded Wednesday to a lawsuit filed by CNN over the revocation of White House Correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass, asking the U.S. District Court of District of Columbia to dismiss CNN’s claim that the decision violated the Constitution.
November 14, 2018, 11:46 AM EST
A hearing is set for Wednesday on CNN’s lawsuit against President Donald Trump and his aides for revoking White House Correspondent Jim Acosta’s Secret Service hard pass.
November 13, 2018, 3:50 PM EST
Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey, who served under President George W. Bush, told Fox News on Tuesday that President Donald Trump has the right to appoint who he wants as the interim attorney general “within certain limits.”
November 13, 2018, 3:16 PM EST
The father of Alaina Housley, the youngest of the victims of last week’s shooting massacre at a bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif., said the answer to mass shootings isn’t “about gun control.”
November 13, 2018, 10:01 AM EST
CNN is suing President Donald Trump and his aides for revoking its White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s hard pass.
November 12, 2018, 6:05 PM EST
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that he doesn’t know if President Donald Trump can change the asylum laws to prevent illegal immigrants from applying for asylum, but he supports that policy.
November 12, 2018, 3:57 PM EST
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee, defended President Donald Trump’s appointment of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, saying he was “appropriately appointed legally” and that Whitaker does not need to recuse himself from the Mueller probe.
November 12, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
The number of people on food stamps declined by 4,123,082 since the end of the Obama administration.
November 9, 2018, 3:45 PM EST
President Donald Trump called out the media for reporting that a video that White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders released of a White House intern trying to take the microphone away from CNN’s Jim Acosta at Monday’s White House press conference was doctored.
November 9, 2018, 2:29 PM EST
President Donald Trump called on Democrats Friday to work with him on immigration reform. Meanwhile, he signed an asylum proclamation, which addresses the migrant caravans in Mexico headed for the U.S. border.
November 9, 2018, 11:50 AM EST
President Donald Trump on Friday defended the appointment of acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker, countering critics who say he never went through the Senate process.
November 8, 2018, 5:02 PM EST
Alaina Housley, the niece of former Fox News reporter Adam Housley, was confirmed to be among the victims killed in Wednesday night’s shooting massacre at a bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif.
November 8, 2018, 2:08 PM EST
With Democrats in control of the U.S. House of Representatives, it will be “a much easier path” to passing legislation on infrastructure and health care, President Donald Trump said Wednesday.
November 8, 2018, 11:56 AM EST
Comedian Paul Rodriguez, who is one of the original Latin Kings of Comedy, said that he’s a Republican who supports President Donald Trump’s stance on immigration.
November 7, 2018, 2:58 PM EST
Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned his post Wednesday as head of the Department of Justice one day after the midterm elections.
November 7, 2018, 1:31 PM EST
During a post-election White House press conference on Wednesday, President Donald Trump fielded questions from reporters, including CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta who he called a “rude, terrible person” who shouldn’t be working for the network.
November 6, 2018, 5:51 PM EST
At a rally in Cleveland, Ohio, on Monday, President Donald Trump painted a bleak picture of America if the Democrats win control of Congress.
November 6, 2018, 4:34 PM EST
The United States has re-imposed sanctions against Iran this week, but when it comes to buying Iranian oil, the Trump administration is issuing waivers.
November 6, 2018, 12:52 PM EST
President Donald Trump promised Monday that there would be “prosecutions at the highest level” for those that illegally vote in the midterm election.