Nyda began her career as journalist in 2003 working as a television news reporter, primarily following Deputy Prime Minister Sok An and Prime Minister Hun Sen's wife Bun Rany. In 2006 Nyda switched to print journalism and joined the Post shortly afterward in 2008. At the Post she has focused on politics, human rights and land issues. In 2009 Nyda won a Society of Publishers in Asia award for a photo she took of the Boeung Kak land dispute. She has a Diploma of Journalism for the Royal University of Phnom Penh.