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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
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    “They never stop,” Invention helping put a stop to wild boars taking over Oklahoma

    ARDMORE, Okla. — Wild hogs have invaded every county in Oklahoma. As a non-native species, feral hogs are breeding out of control and costing our state millions in damage to agriculture, wildlife, water quality and soil health. “The more they’re hunted, the smarter they get,” said Dave Wingo, a Holdenville rancher. “They’ll eat baby calves. They’ll eat baby deer. They’ll eat baby turkeys.” Numbering in the millions, this species of nasty porkers have gone hog wild. Wingo’s 4,000 acre farm […]

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    Did you know we have a wild boar problem in Oklahoma?

    ARDMORE, Okla. – Wild hogs cause $1.5 billion dollars in damage across the U.S. each year. Thirty-nine states struggle with an out-of-control population. Oklahoma is one of them. Monday night at 10 p.m. on NewsChannel 4,  Ali Meyer is taking a closer look at the problem and a brand new solution. NewsChannel 4 spent months talking to landowners around the state. Dave Wingo owns a 4,000 acre farm in Holdenville, Oklahoma. Wingo has a boar problem. “They have no set […]

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    Defense considers change of venue request in Holtzclaw trial

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Former Oklahoma City police officer, Daniel Holtzclaw, was back in court Friday. Holtzclaw’s trial gets underway Monday at the Oklahoma County Courthouse. Prosecutors and defense attorneys both say they are ready to see justice in court. Last year, the state charged Holtzclaw with 36 felony counts; sex charges alleged to have occurred while he was on duty for Oklahoma City Police. Holtzclaw faces the possibility of multiple life-sentences, if convicted. The trial is expected to last the […]

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    Putting your baby to sleep in a car seat can be a deadly mistake

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Infants can die if they’re put to sleep in a car seat. Parents spend big money on safety-regulated car seats and diligently buckle the devices into the cars. But when used incorrectly, a car seat can be deadly for very young children. “Babies aren’t supposed to die,” said Ali Dodd, whose 11-week old son died after he was put to sleep in a car seat. Dodd’s son, Shepard, was being cared for at a home daycare in […]

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    Experts say infants can die while sleeping in a car seat

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Infant babies are dying in their car seats. The safety devices parents diligently buckle into the car, when used incorrectly, can be deadly for very young children. In the past five years, six Oklahoma babies have died while sleeping in a car seat, bouncer, or infant rocker. In Norman, a 15-month-old boy was strangled to death by the straps of his car seat. Near Tulsa, a five-month-old boy died at a home daycare which had been cited for […]

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    “We needed it,” Thunder superstar helps Oklahoma City school by building basketball court

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Kevin Durant says he spent much of his childhood playing basketball on outdoor courts in Washington, D.C. “Being outdoors molded me into the person I am,” KD recalled. “I want everybody to feel the same way I feel.” Durant has come a long way, from the kid playing street ball, to a multi-millionaire in his early 20s. “We didn’t always have access to a gym,” Durant said to a crowd of elementary students. “It was a basketball […]

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    Man arrested after leaving 4-year-old, 6-year-old children home alone

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City man is facing criminal charges for leaving two young children to fend for themselves for several hours Wednesday night. Around 9 p.m., Oklahoma City Police were called to the Will Rogers Courts apartment complex near Southwest 15th and Exchange. Some concerned neighbors called 911 when they saw two young children, four and six years old, wandering around the complex scared and with no adult supervision. When officers arrived, it took them nearly two hours to find […]

  • Richard Glossip

    “We were dumb-founded,” Array of emotions after turn of events for death row inmate

    McALESTER, Okla. — Several family members of Barry Van Treese were at the prison Wednesday to witness the execution of Richard Glossip. The family left prison grounds as soon as the stay was announced, refusing to make a statement for the media. Glossip had six supporters who were scheduled to witness the execution. When the stay of execution came down, Glossip’s friends and family were in a holding area inside prison walls. Famous Catholic nun Sister Helen Prejean said she knew […]

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    Another chance at life: Death row inmate granted two week stay on day of execution

    McALESTER, Okla. — Oklahoma death row inmate, 52-year-old Richard Glossip, was granted a two-week stay of execution by the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals. It came just three hours before his scheduled lethal injection. The stay was announced by Department of Corrections Director Robert Patton. Tuesday, lawyers filed four motions with the Court of Criminal Appeals including: an application for post conviction relief a motion for an evidence hearing a motion for discovery an emergency stay of execution  The Court of […]

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    “We always had hope,” Glossip’s legal team, supporters react to unexpected stay of execution

    McALESTER, Okla. — Glossip’s legal team was confident in the information they had gathered over the past few weeks. Although a number of legal experts have said there was a very slim chance the court would stay the execution, that is exactly what happened. Everything was in place at the state penitentiary for the execution to happen, and it all came to a halt around noon. The governor refused to issue a stay of execution numerous times, and a last-minute […]

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    Oklahoma City bombing victim works to save Richard Glossip: ‘Enough Killings’

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Jannie Coverdale, the grandmother of two young boys who died in the 1995 Murrah Building Bombing, is speaking out to save the life of death row inmate, Richard Glossip. Here’s Coverdale’s letter to Glossip from August 4, 2015: Dear Mr. Glossip, I am Jannie Coverdale. And as you can see, I live in OKC. You first came to my attention when you and others were protesting the drug that the State was using to execute people. Mr. Glossip, […]