Lydia Nusbaum

Lydia Nusbaum

Political Reporter

Montgomery, AL

Political Reporter Lydia Nusbaum joined WSFA and the Gray family in June of 2018.

Before moving to Alabama, she spent two years as a reporter, anchor, and producer for KOMU 8 News in Missouri. Lydia reported on the Missouri legislature and the mid-Missouri area. She covered the indictment of former Governor Eric Greitens, President Donald Trump’s two visits to Missouri, and the impact legislation could have on Missourians.

Lydia is a graduate from the University of Missouri with a Convergence Television Reporting major and Political Science minor.

As someone who loves the outdoors, Lydia enjoys spending her time hiking, hammocking or taking a jog.


Recent Articles by Lydia

State gas tax to increase by 2 cents Thursday

  Top U.S. agriculture leader tours Hurricane Sally damage in Alabama

‘My heart hurts,’ Alabama farmer says after hurricane wipes out pecan crop

No COVID-19 spike after Labor Day; State health leader ‘pleasantly surprised’

Absentee voting starts in Alabama: What you need to know

Ala. sees lowest initial unemployment claims since pandemic began

Protesters rally against mask mandate, restrictions outside Ala. Capitol

Ala. officials say state is prepared for hurricane season during pandemic

Some Republican lawmakers urge governor to call special session

Alabamians urged to download COVID-19 exposure app

Ala. tax revenue growth helps local governments during pandemic

  Thousands struggling to recover after economic downturn due to COVID-19

Alabama U.S. delegation wants highway from Selma to Montgomery named after John Lewis

Alabama’s mask ordinance expires this week

Alabama schools seek substitutes, fear shortage due to pandemic

Some lawmakers want testing for all Ala. K-12 students

Ala. counties dealing with high number of absentee ballot applications during pandemic

Survey: Ala. hospitals lost millions after elective procedures cut

State leaders, others react to Ivey’s extension of safer at home order

State to sign with company to improve contact tracing, health officer says

About 70% of Alabama nursing homes have COVID-19 case

Ala. Democratic party executive director calls for lawmaker’s resignation after stance on confederate park

Package of policing related bills expected for session, lawmakers say

Lawmakers say to expect proposal to change Confederate memorial law

Black Belt has some of the highest COVID-19 case rates in state

Federal loan changes give some business owners a ‘sigh of relief’

Ala. Democratic lawmakers respond to Washington police reform proposal

Secretary of State encourages absentee voting; Lawsuit claims there are barriers to vote during pandemic

Increases for mental health, pre-K in signed budgets amid pandemic

Economist: Slow recovery expected as the country desires ‘new economy’