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

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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Electric vehicles at a charging station last year in San Mateo, Calif. The governors of 12 states, including California, have called on President Biden to order that all cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. after 2035 be zero-emission vehicles. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Indonesian submarine KRI Nanggala-402 is shown during preparation for an anniversary celebration of the Indonesian military in 2014 in Surabaya in East Java province. Alex Widojo/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Boxes containing the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the company's Janssen Pharmaceuticals unit, are shown at a vaccination center in Los Angeles last week. Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno addresses supporters at an election campaign rally in N'djamena earlier this month. The government announced Tuesday that Déby had died during clashes with rebels. Marco Longari/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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John Sullivan, the U.S. ambassador to Russia, speaks to the media last year in Moscow. In a statement Tuesday, Sullivan said it was important for him to speak directly to "my new colleagues in the Biden administration" about U.S.-Russia relations. Pavel Golovkin/AP hide caption

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov addresses the media Friday in Moscow. Lavrov announced that Russia will expel 10 U.S. diplomats. The move comes after the Biden administration ordered 10 Russian diplomats to leave the U.S. a day earlier. Yuri Kochetkov/Pool via AP hide caption

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Raúl Castro, first secretary of the Cuban Communist Party and the country's former president, clasps hands with Cuban President Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez during the closing session at the National Assembly of Popular Power in 2019 in Havana. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting Wednesday via video link. The sanctions against Moscow signal that "we are going to be clear to Russia that there will be consequences when warranted," the White House press secretary says. Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik/Kremlin/Pool via AP hide caption

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U.S. Slaps New Sanctions On Russia Over Cyberattack, Election Meddling

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Abdullah Abdullah (center), chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation, accompanies U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the Sapidar Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday. Sapidar Palace via AP hide caption

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Avril Haines, director of national intelligence, testifies Wednesday about worldwide threats during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing. Graeme Jennings/Pool/AP hide caption

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, shown here in a hospital in Denver. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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