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.

My Articles

November 5, 2018, 3:28 PM EST
President Donald Trump said Monday that he doesn’t know about a decision by NBC and Fox News to pull a controversial ad about an illegal immigrant deemed to be offensive, saying instead that a lot of things – including a reporter’s questions – are offensive.
November 5, 2018, 12:36 PM EST
The Trump administration is set to re-impose sanctions on Iran this week.
November 5, 2018, 11:06 AM EST
Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), vice chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, told “Fox News Sunday” that the U.S. military will treat members of the migrant caravan “with respect,” but President Donald Trump is right to secure the border and use U.S. troops to do so.
November 5, 2018, 10:16 AM EST
The mainstream media does not like to cover the economic gains made during the Trump administration, President Donald Trump said Sunday.
November 2, 2018, 3:38 PM EDT
President Donald Trump accused the “fake news” of “creating violence by not writing the truth.”
November 2, 2018, 3:12 PM EDT
Over 270 people along the migrant caravan route that’s headed through Mexico to the United States have criminal histories including gang membership, the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday.
November 2, 2018, 11:26 AM EDT
A member of the migrant caravan headed to the U.S. border admitted that he’s coming to the United States in hopes of being pardoned for attempted murder.
November 2, 2018, 12:00 AM EDT
Many members of the migrant caravans headed for the United States have turned down offers for asylum, jobs, education and medical care from Mexico, which proves they are “not legitimate asylum-seekers, President Donald Trump said Thursday in remarks on the immigration crisis.
November 1, 2018, 11:17 PM EDT
If any migrants from the caravan that’s headed for the United States throw rocks at the U.S. military, the United States will consider that a firearm, President Donald Trump warned Thursday in remarks on the immigration crisis.
November 1, 2018, 3:31 PM EDT
During a rally in Estero, Fla., President Donald Trump accused the Democrat Party of “openly encouraging millions of illegal aliens to break our laws” and violate the U.S. border, because they want to sign them up for free welfare, health care, education and the right to vote.
October 31, 2018, 2:35 PM EDT
Actress Stacey Dash said she was ostracized and called the n-word for publicly supporting former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney over President Barack Obama during the 2012 presidential election.
October 31, 2018, 11:27 AM EDT
President Trump met with the police officers who were wounded in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting as well as the widow of a synagogue member, who welcomed the president with open arms and wanted the president to know that people wanted him there.
October 31, 2018, 10:17 AM EDT
Singer Barbra Streisand said she might move to Canada if the Democrats don’t win control of the U.S. House in this year’s mid-term election.
October 30, 2018, 12:57 PM EDT
Rabbi Jeffrey Myers of the Tree of Life Synagogue, where a gunman killed 11 people on Saturday in Pittsburgh, Pa., said Monday that he welcomes President Donald Trump’s visit.
October 30, 2018, 10:58 AM EDT
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said Monday that no one blamed President Barack Obama when a gunman opened fire, killing nine people inside a black church in Charleston, S.C., in 2105.
October 30, 2018, 9:50 AM EDT
The White House is “weighing different options” on how to respond to the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday.
October 29, 2018, 9:43 PM EDT
Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci told CNN’s “State of the Union with Jake Tapper” on Sunday that President Donald Trump is “very pro-Israel and pro-Semetic” as evidenced in part by the fact that he moved the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
October 29, 2018, 12:53 PM EDT
DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said that at one point Department of Homeland Security employees were receiving death threats on a daily basis.
October 29, 2018, 11:44 AM EDT
In an interview with NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday, Anti-Defamation League (ADL) CEO and National Director Jonathan Greenblatt said anti-Semitism isn’t an issue of right or left, but about “right and wrong.”
October 26, 2018, 7:07 PM EDT
President Donald Trump praised the law enforcement community for apprehending the mail bombing suspect, 56-year-old Cesar Sayoc, Friday, saying it was “like finding a needle in a haystack.”