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
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  • “There’s a lot of nonsense out there”: Are mammograms and dental x-rays dangerous?

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  • “I will never forget seeing that,” Veteran storm chaser reunites with May 3rd survivor

    DEL CITY, Okla. – Twenty years ago on this day, emergency responders were desperately trying to rescue trapped citizens in the path of an F5 tornado that cut a scar through the Oklahoma City metro. The storm was one of the largest to scrape the earth to date. May 3rd, 1999. We were still learning the true toll. The coroner had begun to count the bodies which would total 49 in the end. April Smithee and her son, Baily, were […]

  • Viral news story inspires generous offer for Oklahoma student with special needs

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  • #butGod: Oklahoma family credits faith for miraculous healing

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  • Oklahoma Teen’s journey following horrific car crash and the faith that guided his way

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