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 truck sits parked at railway tracks during a protest near Belleville, Ontario, Canada, on Thursday. Demonstrators have been disrupting railroads and other infrastructure across Canada for more than a week to protest the planned Coastal GasLink pipeline. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A passenger (right) is hugged by Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen after she disembarked from the MS Westerdam at the port of Sihanoukville, Cambodia, on Friday. Heng Sinith/AP hide caption

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Harkness Tower on Yale University's campus in 2016. The Department of Education said Yale failed to disclosed a total of $375 million in foreign money. Beth Harpaz/AP hide caption

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A man wearing a face mask has his temperature checked before entering a community hospital in Shanghai on Thursday. China's official death toll and infection numbers from the deadly COVID-19 coronavirus spiked dramatically on Thursday after authorities changed their counting methods. Noel Celis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A Change In How 1 Chinese Province Reports Coronavirus Adds Thousands Of Cases

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Philippine Navy personnel watch the U.S. Navy's multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS WASP during the Joint U.S.-Philippine military exercises in April 2019. Bullit Marquez/AP hide caption

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Police and army soldiers, carrying rifles and dressed in battle fatigues, entered the parliament building to show support for President Nayib Bukele's $109 million loan plan to better equip them. Salvador Melendez/AP hide caption

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Workers disinfect closed shop lots following the coronavirus outbreak in Hubei, China, on Monday. Officials reported on Tuesday that the country's overall death toll had passed 1,000. Cheng Min/AP hide caption

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A photo of the late ophthalmologist Li Wenliang at a hospital in Wuhan, China, on Friday. Li, who is being hailed for his efforts to alert the medical profession to the new virus, died Friday after becoming infected. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Hip-hop artist Mysonne, co-founder of the prisoner rights group United Freedom, speaks at a mass rally at the Mississippi Capitol in Jackson in January to protest conditions in prisons where inmates have been killed in violent clashes. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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An interior view of the Hongshan Gymnasium, a venue converted into a makeshift hospital to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Wuhan, China, on Wednesday. Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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