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 British Airways plane comes in to land behind a tail fin at Heathrow Airport in London. On Friday, the head of the group that owns BA called for instituting an electronic health pass for passengers as the company announced steep losses due to COVID-19. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan speaking at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2019. Dmitri Lovetsky/AP hide caption

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A medical worker gives a coronavirus vaccine shot to a patient at a vaccination facility in Beijing, in January. Two pharmaceutical companies in China announced Wednesday they are seeking market approval for new vaccines. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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South Korean soldiers patrol while hikers visit the DMZ Peace Trail in the Demilitarized Zone in Goseong, South Korea. A defector from North Korea was apprehended in Goseong last week after evading South Korean guards for hours. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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Myanmar vessel UMS Moattama, which was sent to return Myanmar migrants from Malaysia, is seen docked at a jetty outside Kuala Lumpur on Monday. Mohd Rasfan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A worker repairs a power line in Austin, Texas, on Thursday. Although power was slowly being restored to much of the state, weather-related water issues persist. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago Police officers watch demonstrators on Lake Shore Drive during a protest in honor of George Floyd, in June, in downtown Chicago. A new report says police were unprepared and ill-equipped to handle the summer's protests. Nam Y. Huh/AP hide caption

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A woman living on the streets uses blankets to keep warm, Thursday in downtown San Antonio. Snow, ice and subfreezing weather continue to wreak havoc on the state's power grid and utilities. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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A woman wrapped in a blanket crosses the street near downtown Dallas on Tuesday. Northern Texas was likely experiencing its most severe cold snap so far this century, according to member station KERA in Dallas. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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