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

  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 proposes increased fines for illegally altering confederate monuments, historical buildings

  Lawmakers discuss bill to abolish state auditor’s office

Ala. lawmaker proposes ban on smoking in cars carrying minors

  Lottery proposal expected this session, even with Gov. gaming work group

  ADOC defends decision not to inform DOJ of Holman Prison closure

  Alabama lawmaker set to propose education lottery

  Ala. lawmakers look at another teacher pay raise

  Ala. leader reactions to Iranian Strike, President Trump’s speech

  Rural health care a priority in 2020 Ala. legislative session

  Ala. offers protection from prosecution in cases like Texas church shooting, AG says

  Top Ala. political stories of 2019

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

  Ivey looks at 2019 accomplishments, 2020 expectations

  Ala. delegation Trump impeachment vote splits on party lines

  State Board of Education approves new math standards

  Infant mortality rate drops to lowest level in Alabama history

  County jails need help housing inmates, association says

  Law enforcement members across the U.S. come to Sheriff ‘Big John’ Williams’ funeral

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

  ALEA needs more state troopers to fill gaps from retirements

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

Poarch Band Creek of Indians announces plan seeking exclusive gaming rights

  Looking for a gift for kids? Treasurer’s office says they have an answer

Site location decision for new veterans home expected in early 2020

Fans arrive extra early for UA football game

  Health experts push for more regulations on tobacco, vaping products