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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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South Bend Town Hall To Discuss Shooting Of Black Man Gets Heated

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After Iran shot down a U.S. drone, President Trump speculated that "it could have been someone loose and stupid" behind the surface-to-air missile strike. The president spoke about the issue on Thursday as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (center) and White House national security adviser John Bolton looked on in the Oval Office. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters hide caption

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The container ship MSC Gayane on the Delaware River in Philadelphia on Tuesday. U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship, reportedly the Gayane, at a Philadelphia port. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Fanny Law, seen in a 2017 interview with The South China Morning Post, is a member of Hong Kong's Executive Council. She apologized on Wednesday for underestimating the backlash to a controversial now-withdrawn extradition bill. K. Y. Cheng/South China Morning Post via Getty Images hide caption

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A tugboat operator secures a floating razor wire security fence during an emergency response exercise at the Kinder Morgan Inc. Westridge Marine Terminal in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, last September. A new expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline would significantly expand tanker traffic in the region. Darryl Dyck/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Officer Jonathan Aledda maintained that he mistook a toy truck for a firearm even though officers at the trial testified that radio communication had clarified that the toy was not a gun. North Miami Police Department via AP hide caption

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Atomic Energy Organization of Iran spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi, pictured at a July 2018 news conference in Tehran, said Monday: "We have quadrupled the rate of enrichment and even increased it more recently." Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sandra Torres, former first lady and presidential candidate for the National Unity of Hope (Union Nacional de la Esperanza) party (center), displays an inked finger after voting during presidential elections in Guatemala City on Sunday. James Rodriguez/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Octavian Ursu of the German Christian Democrats won a runoff for mayor of the small town of Goerlitz in the country's east, beating an opponent from the far-right Alternative for Germany. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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