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

  Montgomery’s first black mayor is ‘exciting’ and ‘gives hope,’ residents say

  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

  30th anniversary commemoration for civil rights memorial

  Prison study group looks at programs to reduce prison population

  Alabama Democratic Party dispute ends up in court

  Ala. Attorney General: Scams continue to grow

  Alabama to become an ‘island’ without a lottery

  It could be a ‘tough’ winter for cattle farmers

  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.

  Larkin declared winner after District 3 election results certified

  New trade deal could help some Ala. farmers

  DNC: Alabama Democratic Party needs to abide by new bylaws

  ‘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

  Hospital association says new money helps hospitals hold on

  More than 100 Birmingham ministers sign proclamation against Planned Parenthood

  Survivors rally to bring awareness to domestic violence

  Millions of dollars in FAFSA pell grants untouched, group says

  Second annual conference to stop infant mortality in Ala. meets

  Lawmakers try to pave way for self-driving vehicles

  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