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

  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

  Alabama Democratic Party dispute ends up in court

  Ala. Attorney General: Scams continue to grow

  Lawmakers look at ways for roads to last longer

  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

  Thousands of acres of hemp legally planted in Ala.

  New trade deal could help some Ala. farmers

‘This is not the first time:’ Ala. resident hopes new law cuts down on litter

  Fire department urges caution if you break into car to save child

  Medicaid changes target obesity, infant mortality and substance abuse

Millions of dollars in FAFSA pell grants untouched, group says

  Ala. Dept. of Mental Health urging people to get help for substance use disorders

  2018 Ala. graduation and career readiness preliminary numbers released

  More than half of Ala. school systems have opioid overdose reversal drug

  ADPH looks at possible cuts to county health departments, health officer says

  ‘This has been a very difficult year’: AG talks about Ala. officer deaths

  'We thought it was cool’: Ala. resident wants to put vaping addiction behind her