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

Alabama couple pays for internet so kids can learn from home

95K Alabama students connected through free internet voucher program

  State gas tax to increase by 2 cents Thursday

  About 16K absentee ballots returned so far for November election

  Students cram into cars to use bus hotspot for virtual learning

  ASU unveils new screening tech for students, staff

Alabama unemployment trust fund running low, state could borrow from feds

  First seeds, now people are receiving unordered masks in the mail

  Alabama provides safety guidelines for if someone is sick at school

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

  Ala. to give three masks to each student, Dr. Mackey says

  Alabama schools seek substitutes, fear shortage due to pandemic

  Grants available to some day cares struggling to stay open

  Work continues on plan to reopen Alabama schools

  Former football coach, U.S. Senator face off for Alabama Senate seat

  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