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

December 10, 2018, 8:25 PM EST
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said his overall complaint about special prosecutors like Robert Mueller is “they find a person, and they look for a crime.”
December 10, 2018, 2:59 PM EST
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Sunday that President Donald Trump needs to “dig in” on getting the entire $5 billion for border wall funding and tie that to the legalization of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients.
December 10, 2018, 11:58 AM EST
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) expressed concern Sunday with President Donald Trump’s pick to head the DOJ – William Barr, because the former attorney general for President George H.W. Bush is “a big supporter of the Patriot Act, which lowered the standard for spying on Americans.”
December 10, 2018, 10:58 AM EST
When asked whether White House Chief of Staff John Kelly resigned or was forced out, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told “Fox News Sunday” that he doesn’t think Kelly was forced out.
December 7, 2018, 5:33 PM EST
“American politicians should protect American citizens, not criminal aliens,” President Donald Trump said Friday in a speech at the 2018 Project Safe Neighborhoods Conference in Kansas City, Mo.
December 7, 2018, 11:18 AM EST
President Donald Trump indicated Friday that he plans to nominate former Attorney General William Barr to succeed Jeff Sessions as head of the Justice Department and State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert to replace UN Ambassador Nikki Haley.
December 6, 2018, 3:32 PM EST
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has called for a judge that he appointed to be removed from the bench temporarily while a federal grand jury investigates whether she helped an illegal immigrant escape the courthouse before ICE agents could detain hi
December 6, 2018, 1:46 PM EST
Former Secretary of State and White House Chief of Staff for former President George H.W. Bush, James Baker remembered the 41st president’s life and impact on the nation and the world during a eulogy at Bush’s funeral at St. Martin’s Episcopal in Houston, Texas, on Thursday.
December 6, 2018, 9:48 AM EST
A 19-year-old woman from Honduras is believed to be the first member of the migrant caravan to give birth on U.S. soil, Fox News reports.
December 5, 2018, 2:39 PM EST
Former President George W. Bush eulogized his father, George H. W. Bush, during his funeral at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., with a speech that demonstrated his father’s love for adventure, family, country and the personal touch he showed everyone with whom he interacted.
December 5, 2018, 10:30 AM EST
Border Patrol agents caught two large groups of migrants – a total of 124 people - who snuck across the U.S. border in Arizona on Wednesday.
December 5, 2018, 9:46 AM EST
“One of the very exciting things” to come out of President Donald Trump’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, is the Chinese president’s “promise” to “criminalize the sale of deadly Fentanyl coming into the United States,” Trump tweeted Wednesday.
December 4, 2018, 10:15 PM EST
A human smuggler was caught on tape dropping illegal immigrant kids over the border wall in Arizona.
December 4, 2018, 9:33 PM EST
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) has no doubt that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Turkey.
December 4, 2018, 12:56 PM EST
Border Patrol agents in Arizona arrested an MS-13 gang member along with eight others, including five other illegal immigrants on their way to Los Angeles in two separate immigration stops on Thursday, DHS announced.
December 4, 2018, 11:49 AM EST
New Jersey lawmakers have introduced a bill making it easier for illegal immigrants to get driver’s licenses.
December 4, 2018, 10:33 AM EST
A California lawmaker is planning to re-introduce a bill allowing illegal immigrants throughout the state to get Medicaid.
December 3, 2018, 9:28 PM EST
Vice President Mike Pence on Monday described former President George H.W. Bush as a “quiet man” who was “never lost his love of adventure” and “never failed to answer the call to serve his country.”
December 3, 2018, 4:49 PM EST
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) told CNN’s “State of the Union with Jake Tapper” that he’s “hopeful” about President Donald Trump’s handling of the trade dispute with China.
December 3, 2018, 11:46 AM EST
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who served as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under former President George H.W. Bush, told CNN’s “State of the Union With Jake Tapper” that Bush had more foreign affairs experience that any other president in U.S. history.