Scott Neuman 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.

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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Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington this week. McCaskill, who is facing re-election in a heavily Republican state, says she will vote to not confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in (left) and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shake hands after signing a joint declaration at the Paekhwawon State Guesthouse in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Wednesday. Pyongyang Press Corps Pool via AP hide caption

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North Korea's Kim Jong Un Says He Will Visit Seoul

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A Russian IL-20M (Ilyushin 20M) aircraft lands at an unknown location. The plane is similar to one that was shot down Tuesday over northwestern Syria. Alexander Kopitar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pyotr Verzilov, left, the unofficial spokesperson of the Russian activist group Pussy Riot, along with Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Nadya Tolokonnikova, founding members of the group. Adam Berry/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Border Patrol supervisor Juan David Ortiz was jailed Sunday on a $2.5 million bond in Texas on charges he killed at least four women. Webb County Sheriff's Office via AP hide caption

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Jacob Harrelson and his wife, Beth, install protective plywood on a local business in anticipation of Hurricane Florence in Wilmington, N.C., on Wednesday. Phyllis B. Dooney for NPR hide caption

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Florence Making Landfall On Carolina Coast, Bringing Storm Surge, Heavy Rain

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Ken Starr: 'Eerie Echoes' Between Lewinsky Probe And Mueller Investigation Of Trump

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Thursday's decision points to more questions about how India will extend equal protections to the LGBTQ community, which held a Pride Walk in Kolkata in December 2016. Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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