Ali Meyer joined News 4 in July of 2000. She anchors the News 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 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 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 four 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 more than a dozen 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 is focused on her family. Ali and her husband, Zachary, have four daughters.

Recent Articles
  • Pay it 4Ward: Sewing teaches not only a skill but life-lessons thanks to a special volunteer

    GUTHRIE, Okla. — We are turning back the clock as we Pay it Forward in 2020. Sewing is a dying art. Years ago, many girls and boys learned the skill as a necessity. Today, very few children know how to sew. However, this week’s Pay It Forward recipient is trying to turn the tide on that trend. Beautiful things come together with one stitch at a time. There is creativity and wonder in selecting a pattern and choosing a style. […]

  • ACLU sues Canadian County judges for incarceration of poor Oklahomans

    EL RENO, Okla. (KFOR) — Five district judges are at the center of a civil lawsuit about keeping poor people in jail illegally. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit Tuesday, against Canadian County Court and the five judges who preside over criminal cases. The plaintiffs, including six Canadian County residents and the NAACP, allege the process by which the judges assign bail is unconstitutional. The ACLU  believes the Canadian County has been breaking the law for years. […]

  • Jury selection underway for man accused in Tecumseh police officer’s death

    POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – Jury selection is now underway for an Oklahoma man facing the death penalty in connection with the death of a Tecumseh police officer. Around 11:30 p.m on March 26, 2017, Tecumseh Officer Justin Terney pulled over a vehicle near Benson Park and Gordon Cooper. “You got your driver’s license and registration ready?” dash cam video showed Officer Justin Terney asking Brooklyn Williams during the traffic stop. Williams gave Officer Terney her real name, but 36-year-old Byron Shepard […]

  • KFOR journalist diagnosed with breast cancer after screening mammogram on Facebook Live

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – I turned 40 years old last year, and I felt great. I felt grateful, too, for a life busting at the seams with good fortune. Everything was just perfect. About six months after that milestone birthday, I prepared for another milestone: my first mammogram. I agreed to have the screening test on Facebook LIVE because I thought it might remind some women to schedule theirs. The marketing coordinator at Stephenson Cancer Center, Claire Turmelle, made the […]

  • News 4’s Ali Meyer opens up about breast cancer diagnosis – one year ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – According to the World Health Organization, two million women worldwide are impacted by breast cancer. Most women have their first mammogram at 40 years old. Many of you at home know someone who has fought the disease. At News 4, long-time Oklahoma City journalist, Ali Meyer, was diagnosed last year. Meyer has been fighting a private battle with breast cancer for the past 12 months. “Many women will get a mammogram before age 40, but I […]

  • “They said I would never run again, #butGod had other plans” – Caleb Freeman runs his first race

    MIDWEST CITY, Okla. — Caleb Freeman was the fastest runner on the team, on pace for college scholarship money. Then, right after his sophomore season with the Newcastle Racers, a wreck changed the course of his life forever. Caleb was critically injured December 19, 2017. Caleb fought off death. He was in a medical coma for weeks. He lay paralyzed in a hospital bed for months after that. Traumatic brain injury robbed him of all his abilities. The Freeman family […]

  • Bittersweet: Saying goodbye to In Your Corner’s Scott Hines

    *Scroll down for a special message from Scott* OKLAHOMA CITY — News 4 journalist Scott Hines is retiring from his career in local television news. He is a singular talent in Oklahoma and a staple for many KFOR viewers for the past 15 years. Hines graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2002. While in college, he traveled to California for internships at E entertainment and Fox Sports Network. After graduation Hines got his first job in local television news at […]

  • New research shows connection between treatment for hearing loss, onset of Alzheimer’s 

    OKLAHOMA CITY — More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s right now. There are about 65,000 diagnosed patients in Oklahoma. Despite billions of dollars funding research for Alzheimer’s treatments are modest. There is no cure. Gail Magley was a speech pathologist who worked with children in schools. Gail was still working in her early 50s when she started having memory loss. Gail and her husband of 45 years, Herb Magley sought treatment and an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. But, it […]

  • “The government can’t just come into your home,” Judge returns featherless birds to owner

    OKLAHOMA CITY – There has been a surprising twist in a case of animal cruelty involving exotic birds. In June, OKC Animal Welfare seized 14 tropical birds from a home near N.W. 23rd and Council in Oklahoma City. They said the birds were malnourished and missing feathers. On Wednesday, an Oklahoma County district judge ruled that the birds must be returned to their owner. Oklahoma City Police, Oklahoma City Fire Department, OKC City-County Health Department and OKC Animal Welfare all […]

  • Kingfisher County woman sentenced to 12 years behind bars for first marijuana offense

    This is an archived article from May 18, 2011. KINGFISHER, Okla. — It was a quiet January morning in Kingfisher, Oklahoma in 2010 when police detectives and county deputies raided a home on the outskirts of town. Authorities arrested three people inside for dealing drugs: a mother and her two grown children. Dee Starr, William Lamebull and Patricia Spottedcrow were all three first-time offenders, booked into the Kingfisher County Jail. Each suspect was held on a $100,000 bond, pretty steep […]

  • FREE family event offers haircuts, family portraits, groceries

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Back to school is an expensive time of year for families. There is a FREE family event in Oklahoma City this weekend. The organizers of Love OKC are providing hair cuts, health services, family portraits and more!! LoveOKC will be held at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The mission is to provide hope. Last year, they served about 5,000 people. This year, they are hoping to double their numbers and […]

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