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

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

  State parks heavily rely on guest fees

  Jones leads the cash race ahead of Ala. Senate election

  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

  July Fourth marks major tourism season for Alabama

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

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

  CDC director addresses plans to attack HIV in Alabama

  Ala. school board members react to proposal to get rid of board elections

  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 equal pay bill heads to governor’s desk

  Lawmakers stand in budget battle over CHIP funding

  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