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 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’

Using COVID-19 money for new State House should still be discussed, Ala. lawmaker says

Restaurant owner: It’s ‘disappointing’ not to be included in ‘Safer at Home’ order

  Some Ala. Republicans at odds with the stay at home order

Food benefits for some Ala. school children approved by federal government

Ala. delegation sends in recommendations on when to reopen state’s economy

AG Marshall: Stay at home order doesn’t require victims to stay in violent situations

Alabama could tax some coronavirus stimulus checks

Unemployment benefits to go up $600 weekly for some

74K filed Alabama unemployment claims in 1 week

Ivey to approve $5 million appropriation for coronavirus preparedness

Education lottery bill filed in House with 70 co-sponsors

Alabama lawmakers considering teacher ‘House Bill of Rights’

Constitutional carry bill clears Ala. Senate committee

30-35% voter turnout expected in Tuesday primary

Chairman gives preview to study group on gambling policy

Nursing homes on track to have worker shortage

House-approved teacher benefits package could face challenge in Senate

Ala. medical marijuana bill passes first hurdle in state legislature

Dozens lobby at statehouse for criminal justice reform