Ali Meyer joined News 4 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 travelled 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
  • “He’s the best teacher around,” Deer Creek High School teacher awarded for dedication to students with special needs

    EDMOND, Okla. – A lot of kids find their way in high school. But, for the kids in Mr. McMillan’s class, the path can be a complicated road. “He has such a vision for these special needs kids that, when they leave high school, they have a plan,” said Beth Gonzales whose daughter, Sydney, is a sophomore at Deer Creek High School. McMillan and his team teach their kids to cook a meal, change a tire, find a job, figure out when […]

  • More Oklahoma families opt out of immunizations, citing parent choice

    OKLAHOMA CITY – According to the Centers for Disease Control, childhood vaccines are the best way to prevent a number of debilitating, potentially deadly diseases. In the U.S., the vast majority of parents immunize their children for protection from more than a dozen vaccine-preventable diseases. But, in Oklahoma, parents have a choice. A growing number of parents are choosing to skip the shots. For almost all Oklahoma kindergarteners, back-to-school season includes making sure your child’s immunization schedule is up to […]

  • Thankful 4 Teachers: Del City High School’s Kristy Cooper

    DEL CITY, Okla. – We are excited to roll out a brand new program at News 4. It’s a partnership between the station and Air Comfort Solutions. All summer, we asked you to nominate Oklahoma teachers worthy of a $5,000 cash prize. For months, nominations poured in from around the state. News 4’s Ali Meyer kicks off our coverage in Del City with our inaugural winner. Mrs. Kristy Cooper is a math teacher; she also runs the leadership program. She’s […]

  • WKY-TV news reel footage documents lunch counter protests – 60 years ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY – This week marks an important milestone in the Oklahoma civil rights movement. It has been 60 years since the first lunch counter sit-in in Oklahoma City. In 1958, change was sweeping down the plains. The young, black Oklahomans of the NAACP Youth Council emerged at the forefront of the civil rights movement, organized by visionaries, Roscoe Dunjee and Clara Luper. “(They were) taking Martin Luther King Junior’s philosophy of non-violent protest of pushing back gently against the […]

  • Athletic spa hiring 300 workers for new gym resort club

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Mega, athletic spa Life Time is coming to Oklahoma City. Life Time is a massive athletic resort; part gym, part spa, part yoga studio. Construction on the Quail Springs Mall area complex is underway. Life Time is expected to open by the end of summer. The company is looking to fill hundreds of positions. Life Time General Manager Tim King, encourages all qualified applicants to attend an upcoming job fair. Life Time is also hosting two days […]

  • Holtzclaw request for more documents denied

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has denied Daniel Holtzclaw’s latest motion to unseal secret documents in his ongoing appeal. Those sealed documents were the focus of a court ruling on Monday when the court ruled in Holtzclaw’s favor that some of the documents should be handed over to the Holtzclaw defense team. However, as part of that ruling, the court decided some of the documents would stay under seal. The court ruled those records which are Oklahoma […]

  • Judges order secret documents unsealed in Holtzclaw appeals case

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has ordered secret documents unsealed in the ongoing appeals case of a former Oklahoma City police officer, convicted of raping and sexually assaulting women while on his beat. Daniel K. Holtzclaw, 31, was sentenced in 2016 to 263 years in prison for preying on women. Holtzclaw appealed the conviction in February of last year. The appeal, itself, has not yet reached the court. Of the arguments in the appeal, Holtclaw alleges […]

  • Oklahoma defendant in fake cancer case arrested again

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Edmond man accused of faking his own cancer to score tens of thousands of dollars in donations from church members is in trouble with the law again. Last year, Alodis Reynolds, 51, was arrested and charged with several felony crimes in connection with accusations of faking his own cancer in order to scam donations from church members. In April 2017, detectives arrested Reynolds after a months-long investigation revealed he didn’t have cancer. In fact, he’d never had […]

  • Metro schools have built 99 tornado safe rooms since 2013. Does your child’s school have a shelter?

    MOORE, Okla. – It has been five years since the Moore tornado, the day the conversation about school safety changed dramatically. Before May 20, 2013, many Oklahomans thought tornadoes would never hit during school hours. Many families thought their kids would be safe in their school building. The shock of that day pummeled Oklahoma parents like debris from the EF-5. Seven 3rd graders died in their school. It was a first for us; a heart-stopping wake-up call. In the wake […]

  • “You wake up and it feels like it was just yesterday,” Tornado victim remembers May 20, 2013

    MOORE, Okla. – For many Oklahomans, it’s hard to believe it has been five years since the deadly Moore tornado on May 20. For others, like E.H. Pittman, it’s been five years of surgeries, rehabilitation, nightmares and pain. Pittman was one of the most severely injured survivors in the EF-5 tornado that swept through Moore on May 20, 2013. He was in the 7-Eleven on S.W. 4th and Telephone Road where three people died. News 4 first met Pittman in the summer […]

  • “I lived when others didn’t,” Moore tornado survivor still healing after 5 years

    MOORE, Okla. – Sunday is May 20. That was a dark day in Oklahoma. Twenty four people lost their lives in the Moore tornado. One-hundred fifty people were hospitalized with injuries. Edith Morales suffered the most serious injuries of all the survivors who were hurt that day. She took cover inside the 7-11 at 4th and Telephone Road. We now know storm data shows the tornado actually made a loop on top of the 7-11 that afternoon, which explains why […]