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

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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British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's former girlfriend, is pictured in 1991. She now faces multiple counts related to sex trafficking of minors and perjury. She has pleaded not guilty. Jim James/AP hide caption

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (center), wearing a face mask with his supporters, arrives at the courthouse in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Tuesday. Najib was found guilty of corruption in the first of several trials linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund. Vincent Thian/AP hide caption

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Found Guilty Of Looting Sovereign Fund

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Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya, whose grandfather co-founded energy drink company Red Bull, walks to get in a car as he leaves a house in London, in April 2017. Charges have been dropped against the Thai heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune who is accused in a 2012 car crash that killed a Bangkok police officer. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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A Global Entry Trusted Traveler Network kiosk awaits arriving international passengers who are registered for the service at Los Angeles International Airport in 2010. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, addresses a news conference Tuesday in Washington, D.C., on the situation in Portland, Ore. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro waves to supporters from the Alvorada Palace in Brasilia on Monday, the same day that two more of his Cabinet ministers were diagnosed with COVID-19. Evaristo Sa/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrive for a joint news conference at the end of the European summit at EU headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday. John Thys/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Crime scene tape surrounds the home of U.S. District Judge Esther Salas on Monday in North Brunswick, N.J. A gunman posing as a delivery person shot and killed Salas' 20-year-old son and wounded her husband on Sunday evening at their home before fleeing, according to officials. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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