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 lawmaker set to propose education lottery

  ADOC asks lawmakers for $42 million

  K-12 department wants $300 million more from lawmakers

  Candidate Profile: Former Auburn football coach running for U.S. Senate

  Hundreds of people serve the River Region for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  Candidate Profile: Businessman Stanley Adair seeks U.S. Senate seat

  Candidate Profile: Congressman Bradley Byrne runs for US Senate

  Candidate Profile: Jeff Sessions wants his old job back as U.S. Senator

  Candidate Profile: Mooney running for US Senate to protect ‘American Values’

  Candidate Profile: Judge Roy Moore making second Senate run

  Final prison study group meeting held; report to be released soon

  Ala. lawmakers look at another teacher pay raise

  Ala. leader reactions to Iranian Strike, President Trump’s speech

  Rural health care a priority in 2020 Ala. legislative session

  ADOC disputes SPLC claim of little progress on hiring corrections officers

  Ala. offers protection from prosecution in cases like Texas church shooting, AG says

  Top Ala. political stories of 2019

  Stores begin implementing law raising age limit to 21 for tobacco purchases

  Ala. lottery discussion part of 'three-legged stool,’ Speaker says

  Ivey looks at 2019 accomplishments, 2020 expectations

  Ala. delegation Trump impeachment vote splits on party lines

  Agriculture Commissioner looks forward to new U.S. trade deal

  HBCU permanent funding bill waits for Trump’s signature

  State Board of Education approves new math standards

  Infant mortality rate drops to lowest level in Alabama history

  Additional steps taken to curb prison violence, ADOC commissioner says

  County jails need help housing inmates, association says

  ‘Family feud’ continues within Ala. Democratic Party

  Family members urge policy makers to implement prison reforms

  New bicentennial park to display turning points in Alabama’s history