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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Japan's Emperor Naruhito leaves following a ceremony to proclaim his enthronement to the world at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, on Tuesday. Anadolu Agency/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Smoke from burning cars rises in Culiacán, Mexico, on Thursday, after an intense gunfight between security forces and gunmen linked to the Sinaloa drug cartel. Hector Parra/AP hide caption

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Massive Gun Battle Erupts In Mexico Over Son Of Drug Kingpin 'El Chapo'

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Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis delivers the keynote address during the 74th Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner on Thursday in New York. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday that he'd forged a new Brexit agreement with the European Union. Wiktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, center, arrives amid protests as she prepares to deliver her policies at the chamber of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, on Wednesday. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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Police and protesters clashed on Monday in Barcelona after Spain's Supreme Court sentenced nine leaders for their involvement in an independence referendum two years ago that Madrid says was illegal. Emilio Morenatti/AP hide caption

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A photo taken from Turkey's Sanliurfa province shows smoke rising after Turkish armed forces hit targets in Ras al-Ain, a town east of the Euphrates River in northern Syria, on Monday. Arif Hudaverdi Yaman/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Esther Duflo of France waves after receiving the Princess of Asturias award for Social Sciences from Spain's King Felipe VI at a ceremony in Oviedo, northern Spain. She is only the second woman to win the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, sharing it with Abhijit Banarjee and Michael Kremer. Jose Vicente/AP hide caption

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3 Win Nobel Prize In Economics For Work In Reducing Poverty

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