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

'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

Candidate Profile: Former Auburn football coach running for U.S. Senate

Candidate Profile: Businessman Stanley Adair seeks U.S. Senate seat

Candidate Profile: Congressman Bradley Byrne runs for US Senate

Candidate Profile: Jeff Sessions wants his old job back as U.S. Senator

Candidate Profile: Mooney running for US Senate to protect ‘American Values’

Candidate Profile: Judge Roy Moore making second Senate run

Top Ala. political stories of 2019

Ala. lottery discussion part of 'three-legged stool,’ Speaker says

HBCU permanent funding bill waits for Trump’s signature

State Board of Education approves new math standards

Family members urge policy makers to implement prison reforms

New bicentennial park to display turning points in Alabama’s history

‘I miss him every day:’ Mother remembers son lost to drowsy driving

Ivey says she would ‘consider’ talking with Poarch Creeks about proposed gaming plan

Looking for a gift for kids? Treasurer’s office says they have an answer

Prison study group looks at programs to reduce prison population