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

  137K at risk of being taken off Alabama voter roll

  ‘I beg you to stop’: New Year’s gunfire hits Montgomery home

  Parents react to extension of Alabama internet voucher program

  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

  ADPH to create dashboard with COVID-19 vaccine data

  Unemployed Alabamians could get help from COVID-19 relief bill

Businesses leaders urge Congress to pass virus aid for small businesses

Nursing home residents could receive vaccine around Christmas

Ivey: It was a ‘mistake’ to close businesses in the spring

Alabama to face challenges distributing COVID-19 vaccine

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

ADOC commissioner gives update on COVID-19 in prisons

Lawmaker aims to block uniform, mandatory adult vaccinations

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

State superintendent says thousands of public students no longer enrolled

Ala. health leader reacts to new at-home COVID-19 test kit

20 groups protest Ala. secretary of state’s retweets

  Ivey participates in call with Biden, Harris

  Nearly 1M more meals sent to seniors this year in Alabama

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

  More schools going virtual in Alabama

  Veterans in nursing homes still honored during pandemic

  SCOTUS hears case to strike down ‘Obamacare’

  Alabama leaders respond to presidential election

  Groups want unspent CARES Act money for business grants

Proposal looks to give legislature special session powers

  Some Ala. Democrats staying enthusiastic despite Senate seat loss

  Alabamians to vote in U.S. Senate race

  Gov. Ivey announces locations of mental health crisis centers