Scott Neuman

Writer/editor, Digital News

Scott Neuman works as a Digital News writer and editor, handling breaking news and feature stories for NPR.org. Occasionally he can be heard on-air reporting on stories for Newscasts and has done several radio features since he joined NPR in April 2007, as an editor on the Continuous News Desk.

Neuman brings to NPR years of experience as an editor and reporter at a variety of news organizations and based all over the world. For three years in Bangkok, Thailand, he served as an Associated Press Asia-Pacific desk editor. From 2000-2004, Neuman worked as a Hong Kong-based Asia editor and correspondent for The Wall Street Journal. He spent the previous two years as the international desk editor at the AP, while living in New York.

As the United Press International's New Delhi-based correspondent and bureau chief, Neuman covered South Asia from 1995-1997. He worked for two years before that as a freelance radio reporter in India, filing stories for NPR, PRI and the Canadian Broadcasting System. In 1991, Neuman was a reporter at NPR Member station WILL in Champaign-Urbana, IL. He started his career working for two years as the operations director and classical music host at NPR member station WNIU/WNIJ in DeKalb/Rockford, IL.

Reporting from Pakistan immediately following the September 11, 2001 attacks, Neuman was part of the team that earned the Pulitzer Prize awarded to The Wall Street Journal for overall coverage of 9/11 and the aftermath. Neuman shared in several awards won by AP for coverage of the December 2004 Asian tsunami.

A graduate from Purdue University, Neuman earned a Bachelor's degree in communications and electronic journalism.

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Senator John McCain leaves after a procedural vote on healthcare on Thursday, as the Senate was to vote on moving head on health care with the goal of erasing much of Barack Obama's law. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif, speaks in Berryville, Va., Monday, to unveil the Democrats' new agenda. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y. is by her side. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort are negotiating how to provide congressional testimony about their meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified on Capitol Hill last month that any suggestion that he colluded with Russia to interfere in the U.S. presidential election was an "appalling and detestable lie." Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Soviet Communist Party leader Leonid Brezhnev and U.S. President Richard Nixon walk around the grounds of Brezhnev's country home by the Black Sea in Yalta, Russia, in June 1974. Nixon had some meetings with Brezhnev without a U.S. interpreter, a practice that can lead to problems. AP hide caption

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions pauses while testifying last month before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about his role in the firing of James Comey, his Russian contacts during the campaign and his decision to recuse from an investigation into possible ties between Moscow and associates of President Donald Trump. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Donald Trump Jr. is interviewed on the Fox News Channel earlier this month, where he discussed his meeting last year with a Russian lawyer. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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President Trump with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, during a formal meeting on July 7. The White House on Tuesday acknowledged that a second, previously undisclosed meeting between the leaders also took place. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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