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

  Counties spend thousands of dollars to prepare for election during COVID-19

  Some lawmakers want testing for all Ala. K-12 students

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

  Jeff Sessions makes pit stop to Montgomery

  Survey: Ala. hospitals lost millions after elective procedures cut

  State leaders, others react to Ivey’s extension of safer at home order

  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

  Package of policing related bills expected for session, lawmakers say

  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

  Dr. Mackey provides update on what school in the fall could look like

  Outlook: Group tours looking to March 2021 before fully returning, tourism department says

  Federal loan changes give some business owners a ‘sigh of relief’

  Ala. Democratic lawmakers respond to Washington police reform proposal

  Alabama sees second officer die in line of duty in 2020

  Protests renew scrutiny of Alabama’s Confederate monuments

  Lowndes County has highest rate of COVID-19 cases, unemployment in Alabama

  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

  Jeff Sessions challenges Tommy Tuberville to debates; Tuberville says no

  $250 million from CARES Act to help local governments

  Increases for mental health, pre-K in signed budgets amid pandemic

  Economist: Slow recovery expected as the country desires ‘new economy’

  Using COVID-19 money for new State House should still be discussed, Ala. lawmaker says

  Coronavirus task force members have different views on reopening