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

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

Ala. lottery discussion part of 'three-legged stool,’ Speaker says

State Board of Education approves new math standards

Infant mortality rate drops to lowest level in Alabama history

Additional steps taken to curb prison violence, ADOC commissioner says

County jails need help housing inmates, association says

New bicentennial park to display turning points in Alabama’s history

‘Homelessness and hunger do not stop because it’s Thanksgiving,’ advocate says

Six on-duty Ala. officer deaths is ‘devastating,’ lawmaker says

ALEA needs more state troopers to fill gaps from retirements

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