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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.

Recent Articles
  • Exclusive: Charges dropped against man at the center of a firestorm

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Prosecutors have dropped the charges against Pearl Pearson, a deaf man who was injured during a violent arrest. Pearson was arrested in south Oklahoma City on the night of January 3, 2014. After the arrest, came a firestorm of criticism because Pearson is deaf and he was seriously injured during the ordeal which was captured on one trooper’s dash camera. Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater cleared the troopers of all wrongdoing and charged Pearson with a […]

  • Should corrections workers get a five percent raise?

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Pay raises may be on the way for corrections officers and staff at the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. Republican State Senator Roger Thompson’s SB 150 proposes a five percent increase for DOC workers across the board. Currently, the starting salary for a corrections worker is $12.78. DOC spokesperson Alex Gerszewski points out a parent could not support a family on that wage without food stamps. Annual raises are rare. “We’re talking about the people who are on […]

  • Bill proposal to limit Oklahoma superintendent salaries

    OKLAHOMA – The legislative session gets underway in February and, already, a number of plans are in the works to funnel more money into Oklahoma schools. The latest bill proposal aims to cap top-dollar school superintendents. Bi-partisan polling shows Oklahomans do want more state funding spent in the classroom. “Overwhelmingly, most folks think our administration cost is too high,” said Republican Senator Jason Smalley. Smalley will chair the education funding subcommittee this session. His new proposal, Senate Bill 133, will […]

  • Watch: Famous Oklahoma owl finds new family, waiting for eggs to hatch

    OKLAHOMA CITY — We have wonderful news about a family of famous owls that has captivated online audiences around the world. Two great horned owls, Mr. and Mrs. Tiger, nested in a window box in a northwest Oklahoma City neighborhood six years ago. The Click family set up a few web cams to watch over the owl nest, and their owl feed went viral, gaining more and more viewers each year. In fact, 6 million people have logged on to […]

  • American blade runner comes to Oklahoma for new legs

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The summer Olympics are three and a half years away. Preparations are already underway in Tokyo and in Oklahoma. Elite runner Blake Leeper believes he will be the first American amputee to compete in the able-bodied Olympics without his own legs. Leeper made headlines in 2016 at the 100 m qualifier for Rio when he finished second after losing one of prosthetic legs at the finish line. Leeper ditched those loose legs and has traveled to Oklahoma […]

  • Historians cheer new online search tool for vital records

    OKLAHOMA – Historians are calling it a win for transparency in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma State Department of Health ensuring Oklahomans have easy access to a treasure trove of old vital records, including birth and death certificates, often used to track your family history. Genealogist Mike Birdsong was filling in some holes in his family tree a few years ago, searching for a birth certificate for his grandmother, Annie Birdsong. Mike paid for an OSDH search for the document, but the […]

  • Snow day becomes challenge for Oklahoma schools with hungry kids

    OKLAHOMA CITY — All of the major metropolitan public school districts cancelled classes on Friday. Since this snow day fell on a Friday, many students will face hunger this weekend. About 18,000 children in central and western Oklahoma take advantage of the Regional Food Bank’s ‘Food For Kids’ program. For most kids, no school on Friday means they won’t get a backpack of free food to help get them through the weekend. “The Food For Kids’ program provides food for […]

  • Controversy brewing about Penn Square Mall expansion

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A new container store is drumming up some controversy in the Belle Isle area surrounding Penn Square Mall. The popular store has still not confirmed they are coming to Oklahoma City. But, plans for construction seem to be moving forward as Penn Square Mall has requested to rezone the area to the northwest of the existing mall to secure a spot for The Container Store. There are more than 1,000 houses in the three neighborhoods that make up […]

  • New plan for school report cards, some say the formula is racist

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma State Superintendent’s office recently revamped the A through F grading system for schools, and it is now coming under fire with accusations of racism. Federal law mandated a change to Oklahoma’s A through F report card system for schools. Superintendent Joy Hofmeister’s office proposed a new plan for A through F, which passed the state school board in December. But, some parent advocacy groups aren’t happy about some of the changes. Education advocates, like Robert […]

  • “It felt like a total lack of respect for my children,” Grandmother calls for victims’ rights

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma grandmother braved the cold temperatures Tuesday to protest outside of the Oklahoma County Courthouse. She is an outspoken advocate for victims’ rights. LaJan Fields lost her son, Jason Fields, his fiancé, Shannon West, and their daughter, Ruby Michele, when a drunk driver hit and killed them back in 2015. LaJan now has a message for the driver’s legal team: respect the victims. Tuesday, January 3 was Jason’s birthday – he would have been 36 years […]

  • Police investigating violent robbery beatdown

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Tuesday afternoon, the owner of a south side clothing store was beat up during a violent robbery. The cameras were rolling when three armed suspects pretend to shop before attacking the owner. The scuffle spilled outside, and the suspects took off. “We always encourage people to comply with the demands of somebody with a gun,” said Oklahoma City Police Master Sergeant Gary Knight. “Thankfully, the victim is okay.” Across 44th street, the owner of C and D Faucet […]