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 offers grants to push 2020 census participation

  ALEA wants more than 200 new state troopers hired within a year

  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

  All K-12 public schools will need to offer computer science courses in 3 years

  Study task force aims to legalize direct wine shipment in Alabama

  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

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

  New law requires Alabama bail bondsmen be licensed

Convicted felons to benefit from new law that removes job barriers

  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

  State parks receive major upgrades with help from Amendment 2

  Ala. cities explore allowing electric scooters

  Alabama requests nearly $50 million to help farmers after storm damage

Ala. health department wants schools to have e-cigarette policies

  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