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

2 people claim to be the chair of AL Democratic Party

Ivey says she would ‘consider’ talking with Poarch Creeks about proposed gaming plan

Dept. of Mental Health requesting more mental health services in schools

Poarch Band Creek of Indians announces plan seeking exclusive gaming rights

Site location decision for new veterans home expected in early 2020

Prison study group looks at programs to reduce prison population

Ala. Attorney General: Scams continue to grow

Alabama to become an ‘island’ without a lottery

New program aims to improve response times in school emergencies

State report card shows slight improvements in Ala. schools

Educators encourage high school students to attend trade schools

New trade deal could help some Ala. farmers

Fire department urges caution if you break into car to save child

Medicaid changes target obesity, infant mortality and substance abuse

Hospital association says new money helps hospitals hold on

Millions of dollars in FAFSA pell grants untouched, group says

Lawmakers try to pave way for self-driving vehicles

Ala. Dept. of Mental Health urging people to get help for substance use disorders

2018 Ala. graduation and career readiness preliminary numbers released

More than half of Ala. school systems have opioid overdose reversal drug

ADPH looks at possible cuts to county health departments, health officer says

Millions in grants go to civil rights churches, schools

  Alabama explores adding air conditioning to school buses

'We thought it was cool’: Ala. resident wants to put vaping addiction behind her

Ala. Air National Guard selected for mission to protect U.S. airspace

Former inmates talk about their experiences inside of Alabama prisons

$21M in revenue cuts, layoffs expected by Ala. Dept. of Public Health

‘Heavens no, I’m not going to resign’: Ivey reiterates after apology for blackface skit

‘Rebuild’ signs identify which roads the new gas tax money will fix

State of Alabama looks to give you back YOUR property, cash