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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A U.S. Marines helicopter hovers over the Atlantic ocean during an attempt to retrieve astronaut Gus Grissom's Liberty Bell 7, which sank 15,000 feet shortly after splashdown on July 21, 1961. AP hide caption

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A sign at Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet, Mass., warns of sharks in 2019. Beachgoers on the other side of the world will be happy to learn they will not be attacked by sharks ... just bitten. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Pedestrians walk past the National Palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. A squad of gunmen assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moise and wounded his wife in an overnight raid on their home Wednesday(AP Photo/Joseph Odelyn) Joseph Odelyn/AP hide caption

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An alert on a suspected attack by state-backed Chinese hackers from the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency in April. Jon Elswick/AP hide caption

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An exhausted Rohingya refugee woman touches the shore after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border by boat through the Bay of Bengal, in Shah Porir Dwip, Bangladesh, on Sept. 11, 2017. Danish Siddiqui/Reuters hide caption

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Flooding has led to the collapse of an entire field in Rhein-Erft-Kreis, a district in western Germany. Officials have said a warming climate is at least partially to blame for floods. Rhein-Erft-Kreis District/Storyful hide caption

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U.S. President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands as Swiss President Guy Parmelin (right) looks on during the U.S.-Russia summit at Villa La Grange on June 16 in Geneva, Switzerland. Peter Klaunzer/Getty Images hide caption

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In a photo from March of last year, cars pass the illuminated Allianz Arena soccer stadium in Munich, Germany. UEFA has denied a request by the stadium to light up in rainbow colors Wednesday to protest a new Hungarian law seen as homophobic. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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Members of the Burmese-American community hold a demonstration outside the Office of the Consulate General of Myanmar in Los Angeles in April. Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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