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 man holding an umbrella walks past excavators at the construction site where a new quarantine and treatment center is being built to treat patients of a new coronavirus. Stringer ./Reuters hide caption

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A motorbike convoy in November follows the last ride of Harry Dunn, who died when his motorbike was involved in a head-on collision in August 2019, near RAF Croughton, in Brackley, England. Andrew Matthews/AP hide caption

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Presiding Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, fourth from right, reads the ruling. The panel said Myanmar must take steps to protect the Muslim minority, who "remain extremely vulnerable" after a brutal 2017 crackdown by the military. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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An air tanker operated by Canada-based Coulson Aviation drops fire retardant on the Morton Fire burning in bushland close to homes at Penrose, south of Sydney, earlier this month. Dan Himbrechts/AAP Image via Reuters hide caption

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Hospital staff wash the emergency entrance of Wuhan Medical Treatment Center, where patients infected with a new virus are being treated, in Wuhan, China, on Wednesday. Dake Kang/AP hide caption

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Fishermen head to Taal Volcano Island to rescue their horses and other livestock in Talisay, Batangas, on Sunday. Gregorio B. Dantes Jr./Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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A woman carries a baby born on China's National Day, Oct. 1, 2019, at a hospital in Chengdu, China. Experts say that once-strict government restrictions on births is likely to place a burden on the country's economy. Visual China Group via Getty Images hide caption

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The Recording Academy has placed Deborah Dugan on administrative leave. The statement did not specify the nature of the allegation, nor who is accused of committing the misconduct. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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From left, then-Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participate in a USMCA signing ceremony in November 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Rescued horses arrive from Taal Volcano Island via boats. About 1,000 horses were left behind on the island as residents fled Sunday's eruption. Martin San Diego/For The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Michael Flynn, President Trump's former national security adviser, leaves federal court following a status conference with U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan in Washington in September. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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A yellow butterfly flies above a house covered by ash from the Taal Volcano in the town of Agoncillo in Batangas City on Monday. Dante Diosina Jr. /Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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