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

July 11, 2018, 3:43 PM EDT
Former Secretary of State John Kerry blasted President Donald Trump for criticizing NATO allies for not contributing two percent of their country’s GDP for defense and for specifically calling out Germany for being energy dependent and therefore “captive to Russia.”
July 11, 2018, 2:36 PM EDT
French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday that he does not agree with President Donald Trump that German Chancellor Angela Merkel is “captive to Russia.”
July 11, 2018, 11:03 AM EDT
The NAACP reacted to President Donald Trump’s nomination of D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh Monday, calling him “a dangerous ideologue whose extreme views on civil rights would solidify a far right majority on the Supreme Court.”
July 10, 2018, 11:55 AM EDT
President Donald Trump responded to comments made by European Council President Donald Tusk that the U.S. should cherish its allies, because it doesn’t have that many, by saying that the U.S. will not be taken advantage of.
July 9, 2018, 11:14 PM EDT
Conservatives praised President Donald Trump on Monday for nominating D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy for the U.S. Supreme Court.
July 9, 2018, 10:39 PM EDT
President Donald Trump on Monday nominated DC Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court justice to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy.
July 9, 2018, 7:52 PM EDT
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) complained Monday about the scare tactics that the left uses to bash the Supreme Court nominees of Republican presidents.
July 9, 2018, 3:17 PM EDT
NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue told “Fox News Sunday” she believes President Donald Trump will apply a litmus test to the potential Supreme Court justice he selects to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy.
July 9, 2018, 10:35 AM EDT
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told “Fox News Sunday” that China is to blame for North Korea’s change of heart on denuclearization, adding that China is using North Korea to get back at the U.S. for President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on Chinese goods.
July 6, 2018, 5:20 PM EDT
In a speech at the headquarters of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Vice President Mike Pence promised that ICE will never be abolished under President Donald Trump.
July 6, 2018, 10:25 AM EDT
President Donald Trump said “we’ll see” whether North Korea is trying to hide its nuclear program, but he pointed out that in the last eight months, there hasn’t been one rocket or missile launch or nuclear test.
July 5, 2018, 10:45 PM EDT
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned Thursday after months of misconduct allegations.
July 5, 2018, 12:36 PM EDT
The White House on Tuesday said the preliminary injunction issued last week ordering the Trump administration to reunite illegal immigrant children under five years old within 14 days and older children within 30 days makes it “more difficult.”
July 5, 2018, 10:58 AM EDT
During a press gaggle on board Air Force One en route to Lewisburg, W.Va., Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley told reporters Tuesday that President Donald Trump has interviewed eight potential justices, including Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah.), and that he is on track to announce Justice Anthony Kennedy’s replacement on Monday, but he could “make it before then.”
July 3, 2018, 3:02 PM EDT
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday that the Democrats have no message, solutions, or leadership and only want to fight everything President Donald Trump does.
July 3, 2018, 9:51 AM EDT
President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued a proclamation honoring the five journalists killed last week during a shooting a the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Md., and ordered U.S. flags at the White House and all public buildings to be lowered to half-staff.
July 2, 2018, 9:45 PM EDT
President Donald Trump campaigned on the promise to appoint pro-life judges during the presidential campaign, but the White House said Monday that he won’t talk to judges about specific cases.
July 2, 2018, 1:30 PM EDT
Among the concerns Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) has about President Donald Trump nominating a pro-life Supreme Court justice who could overturn Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion, is how it will affect people seeking fertility treatments.
July 2, 2018, 10:36 AM EDT
Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) told CNN’s “State of the Union with Jake Tapper” on Sunday that thinks there are “other things” Democrats can do before abolishing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), because “whatever you replace it with” will still reflect the policies of President Donald Trump.
June 29, 2018, 11:46 PM EDT
President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will announce his pick to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court.