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 open to special session on COVID-19 business liability protections

  Alabama couple pays for internet so kids can learn from home

  State health officer expects COVID-19 vaccine by end of 2020

  Thursday is last call to fill out 2020 census

  95K Alabama students connected through free internet voucher program

  1.8 million masks to be shipped to Alabama schools next week

  Absentee ballots can be opened earlier; no poll worker shortage expected

  Timber owners look to receive grants to help recover from COVID-19

  Teachers might be first in line to receive COVID-19 rapid tests

  State gas tax to increase by 2 cents Thursday

  Top U.S. agriculture leader tours Hurricane Sally damage in Alabama

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

  FEMA can help with hurricane-damaged homes

  About 16K absentee ballots returned so far for November election

  No COVID-19 spike after Labor Day; State health leader ‘pleasantly surprised’

  Constant rain from Sally slows recovery efforts, officials say

  County EMA directors say flooding is top concern as Sally nears

  Alabama National Guard members look back on 9/11

  Ala. plans to make school coronavirus data public

  Absentee voting starts in Alabama: What you need to know

  Ala. sees lowest initial unemployment claims since pandemic began

  Protesters rally against mask mandate, restrictions outside Ala. Capitol

  Students cram into cars to use bus hotspot for virtual learning

  ASU unveils new screening tech for students, staff

  Group rallies on Ala. Capitol steps for March on Washington anniversary

  Lodging tax revenue dipped $12M since March compared to 2019

  About 86 percent of municipalities held elections Tuesday

  Ala. officials say state is prepared for hurricane season during pandemic

  Farmer taking it ‘day by day’ as he financially recovers from pandemic

  Some Republican lawmakers urge governor to call special session