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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A mass rally is held in Pyongyang in January to celebrate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's election as general secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea. Kim has been unusually frank in comments about the country's problems in recent months. Jon Chol Jin/AP hide caption

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Skirmishes erupt at the "peace wall" dividing Protestant and Catholic neighborhoods in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Wednesday night. Charles McQuillan/Getty Images hide caption

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On Wednesday, pharmacists at the West Wales General Hospital in Carmarthen, Wales, transport a cool box containing the first batch of Moderna vaccines being distributed in Britain. Jacob King/AP hide caption

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CDC Says More Virulent British Strain Of Coronavirus Now Dominant In U.S.

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Voters stand in line to cast ballots Tuesday for Greenland's parliamentary elections at a polling station in the capital. Emil Helms/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A coffin is buried at the Vila Formosa cemetery in Sao Paulo, Brazil, late last month. Brazil has been experiencing record numbers of coronavirus infections and COVID-19 deaths in recent weeks. Miguel Schincariol/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Giant icebergs float in the fjord in the southern Greenland town of Narsaq, the site of a controversial Australian-led uranium and rare-earth mining project. The open-pit mine has divided opinion on the island, which goes to the polls on Tuesday. NORDFOTO/AP hide caption

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A woman wearing a protective mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks in front of he Olympic Rings on Tuesday in Tokyo. North Korea says it will not attend the games over COVID-19 fears. Eugene Hoshiko/AP hide caption

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Protesters, wearing red makeup to simulate tears of blood, making the three-finger salute during a demonstration against the military coup in Hlaing Township, Yangon, Myanmar, on Thursday in a photo taken from a screenshot from AFPTV video. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former lawmaker Cyd Ho (left) and pro-democracy activist Lee Cheuk-yan (center) gesture a protest slogan, "Five demands, not one less," as they leave West Kowloon court in Hong Kong on Thursday after being found guilty of organizing an unauthorized assembly. Isaac Lawrence/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) officers carry the memory unit from a cockpit voice recorder recovered from the crashed Sriwijaya Air Flight SJ 182 at Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta on Wednesday. Anton Raharjo/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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The Rev. Michael Amabisco blesses ashes during an Ash Wednesday service at St. Raymond Catholic Church in Menlo Park, Calif., in February. A new Gallup survey finds that those professing church membership has fallen 18 percentage points among Catholics since 2000. Randy Vazquez/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images hide caption

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