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

  Counties spend thousands of dollars to prepare for election during COVID-19

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

Survey: Ala. hospitals lost millions after elective procedures cut

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

  State agencies have shipped 15 million PPE items since March

  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

  State leaders look at using CARES Act to buy devices for students

  Lawmakers say to expect proposal to change Confederate memorial law

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

  Hundreds camp out in long lines to discuss unemployment claims

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

  Ala. Democratic lawmakers respond to Washington police reform proposal

  State health officer calls Memorial Day crowd pictures of Ala. beaches ‘terrible’

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

  Jeff Sessions challenges Tommy Tuberville to debates; Tuberville says no

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

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

'Largest’ education budget in state’s history moves to governor’s desk

  About 60 protesters 'demand’ reopening all businesses

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

Ala. legislative session scheduled to resume on May 4

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

  Groups urge Ivey to look at Medicaid expansion amidst COVID-19

  Lawmakers meet for session with gloves and masks during COVID-19 outbreak

  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

  Ala. House passes bill to lift ban on yoga in public schools

  Governor’s gambling study group holds first meeting