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

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.
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.