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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Emergency personnel treat Aaron Danielson in Portland, Ore., on Saturday. The man suspected of killing Danielson, Michael Reinoehl, was killed by law enforcement agents as they attempted to arrest him Thursday night. Paula Bronstein/AP hide caption

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Suspect In Fatal Shooting Of Portland Right-Wing Protester Killed By Law Enforcement

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The Gulf Livestock 1 cargo vessel sails through Port Phillip heading into Bass Strait in Australia in April 2019. Japanese rescuers were searching Thursday for the livestock ship carrying more than 40 crew members and thousands of animals. Graham Flett/AP hide caption

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Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi waving at members of the media in Rome, Italy, in 2011. Berlusconi's staff announced Wednesday that he has tested positive for coronavirus but is showing no symptoms at present. Anadolu Agency/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Former Khmer Rouge prison chief Kaing Guek Eav appears in a courtroom of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia in 2007. Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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World Health Organization Secretary-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has warned against what he describes as "vaccine nationalism." Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The work of French street artist Christian Guemy aka "C215" depicting members of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is painted on a facade near the magazine's offices at Rue Nicolas Appert in Paris, to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the attack of the magazine that killed 12 people. Francois Guillot/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Parnell McKay, the civil defense director of Pass Christian, Miss., looks over the town's main business district on Aug. 23, 1969 after Hurricane Camille passed through. Jack Thornell/AP hide caption

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