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

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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An FBI poster from 2012 shows (from left) former FBI agent Robert Levinson before his capture, in a video released by his kidnappers and as a composite image of what he might look like after five years in captivity. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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A man is seen through the Olympic rings in front of the New National Stadium in Tokyo, on Tuesday. The Summer Games have been delayed amid the coronavirus pandemic. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (left) stands with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday. Pompeo says the U.S. will cut $1 billion in aid to Afghanistan. Afghan Presidential Palace via AP hide caption

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Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, pauses to speak to media on Capitol Hill on Thursday. Romney is among the officials who criticized the flouting of airport guidelines for greeting returning missionaries. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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A security guard stands at the El Chaparral port of entry on the border in Tijuana, Mexico, last month. The U.S. and Mexico are said to be working out a deal to close their border to nonessential crossings. Guillermo Arias/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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