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

  Lawmakers meet for session with gloves and masks during COVID-19 outbreak

  74K filed Alabama unemployment claims in 1 week

  House lawmakers leave chamber empty amid COVID-19 pandemic

  Rural hospitals see layoffs after ban on elective procedures

  State’s system overwhelmed as number of unemployment claims surge

  Task force looks at schooling options after COVID-19 outbreak

Ivey to approve $5 million appropriation for coronavirus preparedness

Education lottery bill filed in House with 70 co-sponsors

  Ala. House passes bill to lift ban on yoga in public schools

Alabama lawmakers considering teacher ‘House Bill of Rights’

  Future hospital closures to come ‘if all things stay the same’

  Governor’s gambling study group holds first meeting

  Constitutional carry bill clears Ala. Senate committee

  30-35% voter turnout expected in Tuesday primary

  Nancy Worley weighs options after Ala. Democratic party case dismissed

  Bill to regulate occupational taxes heads to governor’s desk

  Mental health initiatives aim to help law enforcement, students

  Chairman gives preview to study group on gambling policy

  Nursing homes on track to have worker shortage

  House-approved teacher benefits package could face challenge in Senate

  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 to restrict transgender student athletes stalls in committee

  Payday lending restriction bill fails in Senate committee

Bill proposes increased fines for illegally altering confederate monuments, historical buildings

  Lawmakers discuss bill to abolish state auditor’s office

State drone program to help ease traffic delays, protect officers

Ala. lawmaker proposes ban on smoking in cars carrying minors