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.
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Scott Neuman

Scott Neuman

Writer/Editor, Digital News

Scott Neuman is a reporter and editor, working mainly on breaking news for NPR's digital and radio platforms.

He brings to NPR years of experience as a journalist at a variety of news organizations based all over the world. He came to NPR from The Associated Press in Bangkok, Thailand, where he worked as an editor on the news agency's Asia Desk. Prior to that, Neuman worked in Hong Kong with The Wall Street Journal, where among other things he reported extensively from Pakistan in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. He also spent time with the AP in New York, and in India as a bureau chief for United Press International.

A native Hoosier, Neuman's roots in public radio (and the Midwest) run deep. He started his career at member station WBNI in Fort Wayne, and worked later in Illinois for WNIU/WNIJ in DeKalb/Rockford and WILL in Champaign-Urbana.

Neuman is a graduate of Purdue University. He lives with his wife, Noi, on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.

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Damaged houses, boats and debris are seen after a tsunami in this aerial photo taken in Sumur, Pandeglang, Banten province, Indonesia, on Tuesday. The death toll from a tsunami now exceeds 400. Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif shout slogans against the government outside an accountability court in Islamabad, where Sharif was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison. B.K. Bangash/AP hide caption

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Khieu Samphan, left, former Khmer Rouge head of state, stands at the dock in a court room during a hearing at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Friday. Nhet Sok/AP/Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia hide caption

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British Prime Minister Theresa May faces the difficult task of persuading skeptical Brits to get on board with a tentative agreement with European Union negotiators. Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (left) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin present details of renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran at the Foreign Press Center in Washington, D.C., on Monday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Georgia's Republican secretary of state, Brian Kemp — who is locked in a tight race for governor against Democrat Stacey Abrams — says the Democratic Party tried to hack the state's election system. Kemp says he has asked the FBI to look into "potential cyber crimes" but has offered no proof of any wrongdoing. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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A supporter of Jair Bolsonaro salutes during a celebration in front of his residence after he was declared the winner of the election runoff, in Rio de Janeiro, on Sunday. Leo Correa/AP hide caption

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Relatives of passengers of Lion Air flight JT610 that crashed into the sea cry at the airport on Monday in Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia, where the plane was bound. Antara Foto Agency/Reuters hide caption

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