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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    Take ‘The Privilege Meter’ test

    NORMAN, Okla. – It is invisible, powerful and uncomfortable: white privilege. Once again, the University of Oklahoma is at the center of a heated debate on a controversial race issue. If you’re not familiar with the term, privilege is the unearned, unnoticed sum of assets gifted to the majority at birth, because they are the norm. In America, being white means you will experience life differently than your minority neighbors. Most people believe there are several forms of privilege, it’s […]

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    Testing for privilege in Oklahoma?

    NORMAN, Okla. – Privilege is a popular topic theses day – on college campuses, in politics, music and pop culture. It is the idea special advantages exist for certain groups of people, often Americans who are white, straight or male. It is controversial. How do you know if you are privileged? Can minority Americans be privileged? At the University of Oklahoma, one human relations professor offers a test to determine privilege. Here’s a sampling of the questions: Has a stranger ever […]

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    The role Oklahoma will play in curing cancer

    OKLAHOMA – In Oklahoma, we rank the 45th in the country, near the bottom, when it comes to cancer treatment and cancer death. But, did you know our state legislature started working toward changing that more than 15 years ago? And, now, in 2016, we are ready to start the process toward being accredited by the National Cancer Institute, the gold standard of cancer care. NewsChannel 4’s Ali Meyer was the only reporter invited to speak with the director of […]

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    The role Oklahoma will play in curing cancer

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma ranks near the bottom when it comes to the treatment of cancer and deaths related to the disease. Earlier this year, President Obama announced a federal push to cure cancer. “For the loved ones we’ve all lost, for the families we can still save, let’s make America the country that cures cancer once and for all,” he said. Obama called for a push to cure cancer during his State of the Union Address. The biomedical research […]

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    Teacher’s union on Oklahoma City Public Schools superintendent: “He needs to be gone”

    OKLAHOMA CITY – There is still a lot of confusion about what in the world is going on with Oklahoma City Public Schools superintendent Rob Neu. According to his employment contract, Neu is supposed to work for the district until summer of 2017. But, Thursday night’s special session seems to indicate Neu is not going to be working at the state’s largest district much longer. Officially, Neu is “not working,” but he has not been fired, he has not resigned and […]

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    Oklahoma City Public School Board takes $25,000 trip to conference amid budget crisis

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The largest public school district in the state is $30 million in the hole thanks to two revenue failures at the Oklahoma State Capitol. As rumors started flying about the superintendent’s possible resignation, the school board was actually out-of-town at a national conference. Last weekend, seven school board members and Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent Rob Neu took an expensive trip to Boston, Massachusetts for the annual National School Boards Association Conference. “(Teachers) are going to be ticked off,” said […]

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    Man charged for stalking woman at Target

    MIDWEST CITY, Okla. – The District Attorney in Oklahoma County has filed a misdemeanor charge against a man accused of stalking women at a metro Target store. Cody Stephens, 21, lives in Midwest City, not too far from the Target store where he is accused of stalking women. According to Midwest City police, it started back on February 10th at the Target in the 7500 block of SE 29th. A woman complained a suspicious man was following behind her. The […]

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    Historic Edmond school buildings get tornado shelters

    EDMOND, Okla. – Edmond Schools continues to set the bar high when it comes to sheltering their student body in saferooms for severe weather. Tornado shelter construction is underway at three of the district’s oldest school buildings. In Edmond, every building constructed after 1990 is built with a tornado saferoom. Currently, there are enough shelters to protect about half of the student body if severe weather strikes during the school day. For students in the district’s pre-1990 buildings, there is […]

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    House Speaker pledge: No more than 5 percent cut to education

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Thursday, the Oklahoma Speaker of the House, Jeff Hickman, drew a line in the sand – the House will not support education cuts greater than five percent. There have been two revenue failures at the Oklahoma State Capitol since the start of 2016. Oklahoma school districts are left in a terrible position as they’re trying to set their budget for next year without knowing just how much they will be cut. Because the Department of Education suffered […]

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    Traffic circle planned for rural Oklahoma County

    OKLAHOMA COUNTY – Oklahoma County District 3 Commissioner Ray Vaughn plans to build a traffic circle at one of the county’s most dangerous intersections. There have been four serious wrecks in the past few months at N.W. 178th and Meridian. Currently, it is a two-way stop; east – west traffic does not stop. And, people who live in the area said they are tired of all the wrecks at the stop. People who live in the area said the intersection is notorious […]

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    Oklahoma Health Department eliminates state funding for community health centers

    OKLAHOMA CITY – More bad news for Oklahomans who do not have health insurance. This month, the State Health Department took away the state funding uninsured patients rely on for health care at community health centers. It is another devastating side effect of Oklahoma’s revenue failure. About 175,000 Oklahomans use federally qualified heath centers (FQHCs) for primary, dental and mental health care services. Community health centers do serve Medicaid patients and patients with health insurance, but they also provide quality, affordable […]