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
  • “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 […]

  • Pediatricians warning Oklahoma parents as RSV cases continue to rise

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Pediatricians are warning Oklahoma parents that cases of one respiratory virus are on the rise. Historically, this is the time of year when doctors see a rise in the number of cases or respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Liam Leininger was just released from the hospital for the second time. Born 11 weeks early, he had to come back to the hospital after he caught RSV. “Sometimes you just can’t avoid it when you have school age children or […]

  • New ordinance requires clear windows at Midwest City convenience stores

    MIDWEST CITY, Okla. —  In the coming weeks, residents in Midwest City will notice a change to their convenience stores. The City of Midwest City will now require convenience stores to have clear windows as part of a city ordinance that was unanimously approved by the city council this week. Police say criminals are more likely to target cash registers hidden from street view. Midwest City Mayor Matt Dukes started looking into this policy change a few months ago after 33-year-old […]

  • DUI crash victim faces driver in court

    SHAWNEE, Okla. – A Pottawatomie County judge sentenced DUI driver Audrey Farrington to 10 years for her role in a serious crash from 2014. NewsChannel 4 featured the victim in the case in an investigation about the high cost of medical helicopter flights for victims. Wednesday, the victim faced her accuser in Pottawatomie County court. April 30, 2014 was a Wednesday morning. Jodi Lopresto was on her way to work when Farrington crossed the center line, high on drugs. Lopresto’s […]

  • New bill bolsters execution methods in Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Legislature will consider a bill this session to beef up the state’s ability to carry out the death penalty. In November, state voters overwhelmingly supported a measure to guarantee the state’s power to impose capital punishment. Currently, lethal injection is the only method in use, even though it has been highly criticized and mired in legal challenges. Oklahoma State Rep. Harold Wright has filed a bill to clarify execution methods. There is no mention of […]

  • 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 […]