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

Alcohol delivery bill headed to Gov. Ivey’s desk

  Alabama lawmakers weigh in on gun control legislation

Ivey reflects on 1-year mark of COVID-19 pandemic

Alabama Senate votes down gambling, lottery bill

  Lawsuit filed against Alabama Sen. Del Marsh over gambling bill

  Alabama Senate passes bill banning transgender treatments for minors

Alabama lawmakers debate distracted driving bill

Alabama House debates bill to allow no-excuse absentee voting

Lawmaker to propose bill that increases penalties for rioters

  Money from lottery proposal could help with teacher shortage

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

Finance director ‘confident’ most CARES Act money will be spent by deadline

State superintendent says thousands of public students no longer enrolled

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

Groups want unspent CARES Act money for business grants

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