Lydia Nusbaum

Lydia Nusbaum

Political Reporter

Montgomery, AL

Political Reporter Lydia Nusbaum joined WSFA and the Raycom 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

74K filed Alabama unemployment claims in 1 week

Ivey to approve $5 million appropriation for coronavirus preparedness

Education lottery bill filed in House with 70 co-sponsors

Alabama lawmakers considering teacher ‘House Bill of Rights’

Constitutional carry bill clears Ala. Senate committee

30-35% voter turnout expected in Tuesday primary

Chairman gives preview to study group on gambling policy

Nursing homes on track to have worker shortage

House-approved teacher benefits package could face challenge in Senate

Ala. medical marijuana bill passes first hurdle in state legislature

Dozens lobby at statehouse for criminal justice reform

Proposals to end grocery tax expected this legislative session

Law enforcement supports proposed mental health crisis centers

Bill to restrict transgender student athletes stalls in committee

State drone program to help ease traffic delays, protect officers

Ala. lawmaker proposes ban on smoking in cars carrying minors

Coalition concerned about overcrowding issues after decision to close Holman prison

ADOC defends decision not to inform DOJ of Holman Prison closure

Alabama lawmaker set to propose education lottery

ADOC asks lawmakers for $42 million

K-12 department wants $300 million more from lawmakers

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

Rural health care a priority in 2020 Ala. legislative session

Top Ala. political stories of 2019

Stores begin implementing law raising age limit to 21 for tobacco purchases