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

May 8, 2018, 1:09 PM EDT
A pro-life group is crying foul over YouTube’s decision to shut down an account that features videos showing the horrors of the abortion pill.  
May 7, 2018, 9:16 PM EDT
First lady Melania Trump announced her “Be Best” campaign for children Monday at the White House, which consists of three parts: well-being, social media use, and opioid abuse.
May 7, 2018, 7:04 PM EDT
The White House on Monday called a Washington Post report that first lady Melania Trump does not live in the White House with the president and instead lives with her parents in the suburbs “an outrageous and ridiculous claim.”
May 7, 2018, 12:48 PM EDT
Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, told “Fox News Sunday” that he would counsel against pulling out of the Iran deal.
May 7, 2018, 12:18 PM EDT
Former U.S. attorney Joe DiGenova told “Fox News Sunday” that it is unconstitutional and illegal to use a grand jury subpoena to compel testimony from President Donald Trump about the “official act” of firing then-FBI Director James Comey.
May 4, 2018, 7:10 PM EDT
In a speech to the National Rifle Association on Friday, President Donald Trump said if we’re going to outlaw guns, then we need to outlaw trucks, vans, and cars, because they’re “not the new form of death” for terrorists.
May 4, 2018, 3:45 PM EDT
In a speech to the National Rifle Association, President Donald Trump said that NRA members are “true American patriots” who take pride in America’s history, respect its heritage, and “proudly stand for the National Anthem.”
May 4, 2018, 10:41 AM EDT
The Trump administration is denying a New York Times report that President Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to prepare options for a troop drawdown in South Korea now that his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is on the horizon.
May 3, 2018, 11:08 PM EDT
The White House said Wednesday that it can’t confirm the validity of reports that three Americans being held by North Korea are going to be to released soon.
May 3, 2018, 7:09 PM EDT
Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider, filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration Wednesday for making changes to Title X family planning grant applications to favor abstinence education.
May 3, 2018, 4:58 PM EDT
President Donald Trump marked the National Day of Prayer by signing an executive order aimed at helping faith-based groups gain “equal access to government funding” and to ensure they have “equal right to exercise” their religious beliefs.
May 2, 2018, 7:44 PM EDT
More than 85 state and national pro-life groups as well as 41 senators and 153 congressmen and women are calling on Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to revise Title X family planning rules.
May 2, 2018, 5:45 PM EDT
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Wednesday that the Justice Department is sending 35 assistant U.S. attorneys to the U.S.-Mexico border to prosecute illegals entering the country.
May 2, 2018, 2:15 PM EDT
Newly sworn in Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the Trump administration is poised to “change the course of history on the Korean Peninsula,” stressing that the administration is in “the beginning stages of the work, and the outcome is certainly yet unknown.”
May 1, 2018, 8:08 PM EDT
The White House said Tuesday that the administration is extending tariff negotiations with the European Union, Mexico, and Canada for 30 days because it has seen some progress.
May 1, 2018, 12:19 PM EDT
President Donald Trump said Monday that he won’t apologize for comments he made initially about the travel ban, because it “won’t make 10 cents worth of difference” and “there’s no reason to apologize.”
May 1, 2018, 12:15 AM EDT
During a joint White House press conference with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, President Donald Trump said Monday that Buhari did not address comments Trump reportedly made about African countries, because Buhari knows him and where he’s coming from.
April 30, 2018, 8:41 PM EDT
White House Correspondents Association President Margaret Talev told CNN’s “Reliable Sources” that she didn’t vet comedienne Michelle Wolf’s speech prior to the White House Correspondents Association dinner Saturday night.
April 30, 2018, 5:23 PM EDT
President Donald Trump said Monday that he thought about holding the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), which divides North and South Korea.
April 30, 2018, 12:19 PM EDT
At the White House Correspondents Association dinner on Saturday, controversial comedienne Michelle Wolf poked fun at Vice President Mike Pence among others in the Trump administration.