Ali Meyer joined the Oklahoma’s News Channel 4 Team in July of 2000. She anchors the NewsChannel 4 Morning Show and files special reports for the 10 p.m. news.

Before joining KFOR-TV, Ali worked as a general assignment reporter at WTVH in Syracuse, New York. Ali graduated Cum Laude from the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University.

Ali has traveled all over the country chasing the big stories for News Channel 4. Ali was part of the team that covered the Timothy McVeigh execution in Terre Haute, Indiana. She spent ten days in Salt Lake City covering the Winter Olympic Games. Ali scoured the eastern half of Texas, following emergency crews as they collected pieces of debris from the Columbia Shuttle disaster.

Ali spent months after the deadly Moore tornado of 2013 working on investigative news stories highlighting the lack of tornado saferooms in Oklahoma schools.

Through the years Ali has been honored for excellence in journalism. Ali won an Edward R. Murrow Award for documenting the survival of Moore tornado victim Edith Morales. Ali has earned three regional Emmy Awards for her investigative and long-form reporting work. She also earned a National News Emmy Award as part of the KFOR team coverage of the 2013 Moore Tornado. Ali has been nominated eleven times for the prestigious regional Emmy award. Ali has also been awarded four national Gracie Awards for her reports on issues affecting women.

Ali has been honored by the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters, the Oklahoma Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Oklahoma Associated Press and the William Randolph Hearst Foundation for her journalistic integrity.

When Ali’s not chasing news stories, she focused on her family. Ali and her husband, Zachary, have four daughters.

Recent Articles
  • Dateline NBC profiles murder of OKC woman

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Jarrae Estepp was just 15-years-old when she started selling herself to strangers on South Robinson Avenue. Young and pretty, Esteep was very popular on the streets. “She was out here daily, all day long for all of 2011 and 2012,” said Video Vigilante Brian Bates, who regularly documents street prostitution in South Oklahoma City. Bates remembers Estepp went by the street names “Sarah” and “Honeybee.” She was particularly hard to forget after she became pregnant and continued […]

  • Budget cuts force board to consider closure of special needs school

    OKLAHOMA CITY – In light of another revenue failure at the Oklahoma State Capitol, the state’s largest school district is trying, once again, to balance its budget. Superintendent Aurora Lora has proposed the closure of six school buildings – an effort that could potentially save the district $1.2 million. The Oklahoma State Department of Education cut Oklahoma City Public Schools funding by $30 million last year. This year, the district is bracing for $4 million to $16 million in additional cuts. One […]

  • Did you hear about Al Roker’s Guinness World Record at the University of Oklahoma?

    NORMAN, Okla. – NBC’s Al Roker stopped by the University of Oklahoma campus to break a Guinness World Record on Monday. It’s part of Roker’s annual nationwide campaign, Rokerthon. Hundreds of OU students beat the sunrise to come out to the Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium to help break a world record on home turf. Guinness Word Record official Michael Empric is traveling with Roker to verify all world records. At OU, students tried to form human weather symbols, including […]

  • Deeper look into alleged ‘secret life’ of Oklahoma Sen. Shortey

    MOORE, Okla. – We are continuing to piece together the disturbing details of the accusations against Oklahoma State Sen. Ralph Shortey. On Thursday, the Cleveland County District Attorney filed charges against the Republican senator, including engaging in child prostitution, engaging in prostitution within 1,000 feet of a church and transporting a minor for prostitution / lewdness. According to court documents, Shortey checked into the Super 8 motel in Moore last week under his own name. Police now allege Shortey was […]

  • Man has 15 strokes in one day and lives to tell about it

    EL RENO, Okla. – Half of all strokes cause life-altering brain damage. About one quarter of stroke patients do not survive. The chances of surviving a stroke may also depend on where you decide to get care. Kyle Whitney, 34, is alive to tell the story of his 15 strokes because he chose to go to a specialized stroke center. Whitney was perfectly healthy until February when he woke up on a Friday morning, with numbness in his arm, leg and face. […]

  • Does your school library have this vulgar book?

    DEL CITY – A middle school mother is pushing for a school library investigation after her young son came home from school with inappropriate reading material. Jessica Baughman-Rubio is extremely concerned, because her son checked out a library book full on vulgar material and language. ‘Stuck In The Middle’ is a graphic novel, which are very popular with middle school children. Graphic novels are similar to old-fashioned comic books. But, inside the pages, Baughman-Rubio found vulgar material, including swear words, bullying, […]

  • Middle school students stock secret food pantry

    EDMOND, Okla. —  Middle school students spend a month re-stocking a school food pantry which had run desperately dry. Most parents in the Edmond School District have no idea, each middle school has a food pantry in the school building for families in need. At Summit Middle School their food pantry was running alarmingly low in January. So, the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)  students decided they were going to stock it up. “We were panicking,” said food pantry volunteer coordinator […]

  • Oklahoma senator authors bill for covenant marriage option

    OKLAHOMA CITY – In Oklahoma, when you say “I do,” you may soon also have the option to say “I really do” – in the form of a covenant marriage. Covenant marriage is similar to traditional marriage, only it’s a lot harder to get out of, if things go sour between husband and wife. Republican State Senator Josh Brecheen of Ada has authored a bill to bring covenant marriage to Oklahoma. He said the goal is to reduce the divorce […]

  • “I’d do it all over again,” Wounded Oklahoma officer speaks out

    VALLEY BROOK, Okla. –  Officer Brian Southerland was shot and nearly killed by a suspect on January 1. The officer has been with Valley Brook Police Department about one year. Southerland was pulling over a suspected DUI driver on I-240 when he said the suspect stepped out his car and opened fire. “My first instinct was to take cover, to get distance between me and that individual,” Southerland said. “I’d do it all over again.” The department is saving Southerland’s spot, […]

  • Is this business sign in Shawnee offensive?

    SHAWNEE, Okla. – An animal hospital in Shawnee is stirring up emotions on Facebook with an anti-immigration message that has drawn sharp criticism from Native Americans. Dr. Mike Steward likes to display “thought provoking” messages on the electronic billboard at his business. This week, Steward typed this message into his sign: “Political correctness – an ideology whereby stupidity supersedes truth! Apparently Trump studied history and is trying not to follow the Indians’ open border / unvetted immigration policies, taking a lot […]

  • Edmond voters to consider storm shelter bond issue

    EDMOND, Okla. – Edmond Public Schools is on track to become the first large school district in the state to be able to shelter every single student and staff member in the event of a tornado during school hours. Edmond voters are considering a $111 million bond issue to fund school saferooms. Currently, Edmond is completing construction on a new saferoom media center at Sunset Elementary. Sunset is one of six schools funded by a 2015 bond issue. “The district […]