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

  Could we see a lottery proposal to help fund prisons?

  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

  ACLU: Mandating chemical castration could violate 8th amendment

  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

Alabama Senate passes bill to remove school board elections

Ala. attorney general ready to defend new abortion law in court

Ala. House passes equal pay legislation

  More than 230 licenses issued so far to bait deer, hogs

Bill would increase penalties for tampering with voting machines

  Senate passes $7.1 billion education budget

  Alabama House passes bill that would ban nearly all abortions

Senate committee passes bill restricting sale of vaping devices

House passes bill making it illegal for sheriffs to pocket jail food

Several bills targeting human trafficking pass House committees

‘Heated’ lottery debate expected on Senate floor Thursday

Senate Judiciary committee passes Alabama medical marijuana bill

House passes bill allowing Rosa Parks, Helen Keller statues on State Capitol grounds

Alabama lottery bill advances to Senate

New bill could help ease Alabama’s nursing shortage

Bill that would end concealed carry pistol permit requirement discussed Wednesday

Retired teachers ask lawmakers for bonus

  Bill would keep 3rd graders with low reading skills from moving to 4th grade

Senate committee shelves ethics law bill

  House passes ‘Anti-Road Rage’ bill

Dozens lobby against scrapping concealed carry permit requirement