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

Gov. Ivey: Gambling is running ‘rampant’ in Alabama

Alabama medical marijuana bill passes another legislative hurdle

  Committee passes bill requiring school districts create open enrollment policies

Harris: About 70% of Ala. needs COVID-19 vaccine to reach herd immunity

Bill allowing yoga in Alabama public schools stalls in committee

  Gov. Ivey meets tornado victims, tours damage

  Thousands of Alabamians still without high-speed internet

Alabama lawmakers weigh in on gun control legislation

House passes bill criminalizing voting in Alabama, another state in same election

Alabama Senate debates bill to add lawmaker input during public health emergencies

New Alabama lottery bill proposed

  Alabama Senate votes down gambling, lottery bill

Committee slows controversial bill increasing penalties for rioters

Lawsuit filed against Alabama Sen. Del Marsh over gambling bill

Bill to limit local government vaccine mandates approved by Senate committee

Alabama Senate expected to take up casino, lottery proposal Tuesday

  Alabama Senate passes bill banning transgender treatments for minors

  Alabama lawmakers debate distracted driving bill

Alabama lottery, casino vote delayed for at least 2 weeks

Alabama House to take up kindergarten requirement bill

  Some groups want more casinos in Alabama gaming proposal

Lawmaker to propose bill that increases penalties for rioters

Money from lottery proposal could help with teacher shortage

Alabama House lawmakers could take up Confederate memorial bills

Alabama House passes business tax incentive bill

State lawmakers weigh state agency, department requests for millions

State lawmakers voice concerns about COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Ala. education dept. seeks more money after drop in student grades during pandemic

137K at risk of being taken off Alabama voter roll

Bill would allow Alabama businesses to stay open during state of emergency due to pandemic