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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.


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