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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Ricardo Leon Luna, 74, lowers his mask as Doctors Delia Caudillo, right, and Monserrat Castaneda, prepare to take throat and nasal swabs as they conduct a COVID-19 test in his home in the Venustiano Carranza borough of Mexico City, on Thursday. Rebecca Blackwell/AP hide caption

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Pro-democracy protesters splash colored paint on the police headquarters sign in Bangkok, Thailand, on Wednesday. Sakchai Lalit/AP hide caption

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Thailand's Prime Minister Signals Tougher Measures Against Anti-Government Protests

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A Boeing 737 Max jet, piloted by Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson, flies past parked Boeing jets as it prepares to land at Boeing Field following a test flight in September. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed a proclamation requiring Iowans over the age of 2 to wear masks in indoor public spaces starting Tuesday. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Navy members help evacuate people on a boat from the Karata and Wawa Bar communities ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Iota in Bilwi, Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua, on Sunday. STR/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks during a joint news briefing with Polish President Andrzej Duda in Kyiv, last month. A spokeswoman for Zelenskiy says that he has been hospitalized for COVID-19. Valentyn Ogirenko/AP hide caption

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Pro-democracy lawmaker Lam Cheuk-ting hangs banners during a session at the Legislative Council outside of the main chamber on Thursday in Hong Kong. Fifteen pro-democracy lawmakers resigned en masse after four colleagues were disqualified from serving. Anthony Kwan/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Deputy Marshals escort 6-year-old Ruby Bridges from William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, in this November 1960, file photo. Lucille Bridges, Ruby's mother, died Tuesday at the age of 86. Uncredited/AP hide caption

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Pro-democracy lawmakers at the start of a news conference in a Legislative Council office in Hong Kong on Wednesday. The legislators are resigning en masse over a new law from Beijing that led to the ouster of four of their fellow lawmakers. Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Police look on as a woman shouts among protesters who have stormed Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's office after the announcement of a peace deal in the war between Armenia and Azerbaijan on Tuesday. Alex McBride/Getty Images hide caption

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A new Vatican report details the church's handling of abuse allegations against former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, shown here in 2015. Robert Franklin/AP hide caption

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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson speaks in September in Atlanta. Carson is the latest Trump administration official to test positive for the coronavirus. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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