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

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

ADPH to create dashboard with COVID-19 vaccine data

Unemployed Alabamians could get help from COVID-19 relief bill

Alabama to face challenges distributing COVID-19 vaccine

Lawmaker aims to block uniform, mandatory adult vaccinations

Ivey participates in call with Biden, Harris

Nearly 1M more meals sent to seniors this year in Alabama

  Dr. Mackey: “Grades are down” for virtual learning students

More schools going virtual in Alabama

SCOTUS hears case to strike down ‘Obamacare’

Alabama leaders respond to presidential election

Groups want unspent CARES Act money for business grants

Some Ala. Democrats staying enthusiastic despite Senate seat loss

Gov. Ivey announces locations of mental health crisis centers

Some voters waiting to cast absentee ballot want early voting

Ala. counties not allowed to offer curbside voting

Ala. shattering absentee ballot records; people line up to vote at courthouse

Alabama couple pays for internet so kids can learn from home

State health officer expects COVID-19 vaccine by end of 2020

Thursday is last call to fill out 2020 census

1.8 million masks to be shipped to Alabama schools next week

Absentee ballots can be opened earlier; no poll worker shortage expected

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