Scott Neuman Scott Neuman works as a Digital News writer and editor, handling breaking news and feature stories for 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 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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Astronaut Charlie M. Duke Jr., lunar module pilot of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, is photographed collecting lunar samples during the first Apollo 16 extravehicular activity at the Descartes landing site. John W. Young/NASA hide caption

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An orca pod seen in the Strait of Gibraltar in 2021. Renaud de Stephanis/CIRCE Conservación Information and Research hide caption

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Serena Williams, professional tennis player and businesswoman, speaks during the Bitcoin 2022 Conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center in April in Florida. Marco Bello/Getty Images hide caption

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An individual right to own a gun for personal protection is an idea deeply rooted in American culture. But for most of U.S. history, there was little legal framework to support any such interpretation of the Second Amendment. Above, a man aims his pistol at a shooting range in Queens, in New York, in June. Ed Jones/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A man holds a flag and listens to a speaker during a rally at South Carolina's Statehouse on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Columbia, S.C. Meg Kinnard/AP hide caption

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