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

Bill to allow yoga in Alabama K-12 schools passes Senate committee

Committee passes bill requiring school districts create open enrollment policies

Alcohol delivery bill headed to Gov. Ivey’s desk

Harris: About 70% of Ala. needs COVID-19 vaccine to reach herd immunity

Bill allowing yoga in Alabama public schools stalls in committee

Families, protesters line up outside Statehouse against transgender bills

Alabama lawmakers weigh in on gun control legislation

State lawmakers look to increase salaries for math, science teachers

Alabama Senate debates bill to add lawmaker input during public health emergencies

New Alabama lottery bill proposed

Committee slows controversial bill increasing penalties for rioters

Bill would allow Alabama businesses to stay open during pandemic

Lawsuit filed against Alabama Sen. Del Marsh over gambling bill

  Alabama Senate passes bill banning transgender treatments for minors

‘You’ll be surprised’ by medical marijuana bill’s support, lawmaker says

Alabama lottery, casino vote delayed for at least 2 weeks

Alabama House to take up kindergarten requirement bill

‘We see a path forward’: Ala. state health officer optimistic but says this isn’t the time to ease up

Some groups want more casinos in Alabama gaming proposal

  Lawmaker to propose bill that increases penalties for rioters

Money from lottery proposal could help with teacher shortage

Alabama House lawmakers could take up Confederate memorial bills

Lawmakers push back on Alabama megaprison plan

Ala. education dept. seeks more money after drop in student grades during pandemic

137K at risk of being taken off Alabama voter roll

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

Alabama could have more time to spend millions in CARES Act money

ADOC hiring for new position to review use-of-force incidents