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

Ivey participates in call with Biden, Harris

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

More schools going virtual in Alabama

  Alabama couple pays for internet so kids can learn from home

95K Alabama students connected through free internet voucher program

‘My heart hurts,’ Alabama farmer says after hurricane wipes out pecan crop

Alabama National Guard members look back on 9/11

Students cram into cars to use bus hotspot for virtual learning

Alabama schools seek substitutes, fear shortage due to pandemic

Grants available to some day cares struggling to stay open

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

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

About 70% of Alabama nursing homes have COVID-19 case

Alabama sees second officer die in line of duty in 2020

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

Unemployment benefits to go up $600 weekly for some

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

Ala. medical marijuana bill passes first hurdle in state legislature

Proposals to end grocery tax expected this legislative session

Bill proposes increased fines for illegally altering confederate monuments, historical buildings

Lawmakers discuss bill to abolish state auditor’s office

State drone program to help ease traffic delays, protect officers

Ala. lawmaker proposes ban on smoking in cars carrying minors

Prison policy recommendations puts major focus on recidivism rates

ADOC defends decision not to inform DOJ of Holman Prison closure

Alabama lawmaker set to propose education lottery

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