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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Humane Society Naples CEO Sarah Baeckler (center holding crate) helps load cats aboard a plane in Naples, Fla., on Monday. The group is getting ready for "an influx of surrendered animals" from Hurricane Ian, she says. Scott Neuman/NPR hide caption

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Hurricane Ian's havoc is forcing some Florida families to give up the family pet

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Florida animal shelters expect an influx of dogs and cats following Hurricane Ian

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Francie Pucin stands near her home at the Palmetto Palms RV Resort in Fort Myers, Fla., on Saturday. She moved to the state from Illinois, expecting better weather. Quil Lawrence/NPR hide caption

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Flooding and closed roads are some of the challenges Florida's people face after Ian

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A Rolls Royce swept into the mangroves in Bonita Springs, south of Cape Coral, on Sept. 30, 2022. Scott Neuman/NPR hide caption

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In the wake of Hurricane Ian's destruction, Floridians are picking up the pieces

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A South Miami, Fla., resident makes a phone call from one of the few working phones in the area as another man waits for his turn amid the rubble of a destroyed business on Aug. 25, 1992, after Hurricane Andrew made landfall. Andrew Itkoff/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A tentative deal announced Thursday would avert a strike on the nation's freight lines with the potential to throw supply chains into chaos. Above, a CSX freight train travels through Alexandria, Va. Kevin Wolf/AP hide caption

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King Charles III has a history of wading into politics. Above, Charles, then the Prince of Wales, visits Tretower Court on July 5, 2018 in Crickhowell, Wales. Chris Jackson/Getty Images hide caption

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The O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Plant in Jackson, Mississippi, shown late last month. Jackson is currently struggling with access to safe drinking water after flooding caused a disruption at a main water processing facility. Brad Vest/Getty Images hide caption

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