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

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

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

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

Study task force aims to legalize direct wine shipment in Alabama

Firefighters with cancer will get more help to pay for treatment

The War Within: Alabama grapples with high veteran suicide rates

  More than 4,000 students were exempt from vaccinations for religious reasons last school year

State warns about hackers stealing data from personal phones

New law aims to minimize criminals’ profit off of violent crimes

Daily fantasy sports companies up and running in Alabama

Ala. cities explore allowing electric scooters

Pay raise could help recruit teachers to Alabama

New Ala. law aims to keep vaping devices away from teens

New Ala. law lets nurses work across state lines with compact license

Alabama to lower minimum age for truck driving licenses

What Alabama lawmakers did, did not accomplish this year

All Alabama passengers may be required to wear seat belts

Alabama House passes ‘born alive’ abortion bill