Lydia Nusbaum

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

  3 regional megaprisons back on table for state leaders

Thousands could now qualify for hardship licenses

Counties, cities want possible gas tax increase money

Settlement money could go toward new buses, electric charging stations

Gov. Ivey looks at top priorities for her tenure

Ivey’s inauguration festivities begin this weekend

Businesses find skilled workers through apprenticeship program

Democrats, Republicans list some priorities for March session

Infrastructure is top priority for some state leaders

AL prison system and lawyers create agreement for staffing levels

Government shutdown affects some housing loans, programs

Some AL residents will see increases in 2019 power bills

Here’s a recap of some top political stories in 2018

Alabama has fifth highest drunk driving deaths in 2017, study says

New app available for student loans

New restaurant opens in Wetumpka, city anticipates more businesses to come

First Christmas season with required online sales tax

AL could lose congressional seat, study shows

Legalizing industrial hemp could help Alabama farmers

Law enforcement encourages public to be cautious if buying CBD products