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
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    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 […]

  • EXCLUSIVE: Daniel Holtzclaw’s family speaks out about conviction, appeal one year later

    OKLAHOMA CITY – One year ago, Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw was convicted of abusing black women in northeast Oklahoma City. The verdict was a stunner. After six weeks of testimony and four days of deliberations, the jury came back with a split decision: 18 convictions, 18 acquittals. While they may have been torn on the verdicts, their rendering of justice came at breakneck speed – 263 years behind bars for Daniel. The sentence was a soapbox for civil […]

  • “It’s not even an emergency. It’s desperation,” Thunder owner leads movement to reform jail

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Leaders are teaming up to finally fix years of expensive issues at the Oklahoma County Jail. The jail was just one of the topics Wednesday, when the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce Criminal Justice Task Force released their recommendations. Oklahoma City Thunder majority owner Clay Bennett is leading the task force. “It’s not even an emergency. It’s desperation,” Bennett said. “The objective is to reform the system, fix the jail and, most importantly, take care of our […]

  • “It was a mad house,” Supermoon spawns baby boom in Oklahoma City

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  • Guess what happened during the supermoon?

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Do you remember gazing up into the night sky about a month ago? The whole planet carved out a little time to moongaze in late November. The November 14th supermoon was on of the biggest, brightest in history because of its proximity to Earth. Astronomers say it won’t be that close again until 2034. Meanwhile, in northwest Oklahoma City, the labor and delivery ward at Mercy Hospital was hopping. Turns out, the wives’ tales about a full […]

  • More metro police consider body cameras

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