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

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

Ala. law aims to penalize people with fake service dogs

Ala. farmer: Tariffs are a ‘battle that will hopefully help us win the war’

Study commission to legalize medical marijuana holds first meeting

Law tasks Ala. truckers with learning human trafficking signs

Ala. looks to put stop to millions of school absences

Alabama needs more teachers; state aims to solve the problem

Dozens of school districts want funds for security, report shows

Rule change expected to give struggling hospitals another lifeline

New pre-k classrooms open, but advocates still want to cut down wait lists

ADOC says new class of correctional officers will help with shortage

  Study task force aims to legalize direct wine shipment in Alabama

  New law aims to give more help to kids with dyslexia

  Firefighters with cancer will get more help to pay for treatment

  State lawmakers prep for state gas tax increase

  The War Within: Alabama grapples with high veteran suicide rates

  Study group meets to find solutions to state prison problems

  State parks heavily rely on guest fees

  Jones leads the cash race ahead of Ala. Senate election

  Convicted felons to benefit from new law that removes job barriers

  State warns about hackers stealing data from personal phones