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 police marksman and his dog observes convicted killer Peter Madsen threatening police with detonating a bomb while attempting to break out of jail Tuesday in Albertslund, Denmark. Nils Meilvang/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The study is still awaiting final regulatory approval. If given the green light, a study in which human volunteers will be infected with the coronavirus will begin in January at a biosecure unit at London's Royal Free Hospital. Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators wearing face masks gather Sunday in Marseille, France, to pay tribute to teacher Samuel Paty, who was beheaded after he showed his class cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad. Denis Thaust/SOPA Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Saeb Erekat, Secretary-General of the Palestine Liberation Organisation and chief Palestinian negotiator, talks to reporters in the West Bank city of Ramallah in March. Erekat is being treated in a Jerusalem hospital after contracting COVID-19. Abbas Momani/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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People wear face masks as they leave a store in Vernon Hills, Ill., last week. State health officials say the number of coronavirus cases and COVID-19 deaths in the state are hitting worrisome new highs. Nam Y. Huh/AP hide caption

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Russia's Vektor State Enterprise, a former Soviet-era bioweapons lab that has developed a new and yet-to-be-proven coronavirus vaccine, shown in 2018. Donat Sorokin/TASS hide caption

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An wounded Armenian soldier getting treatment in the basement of a medical center on Wednesday outside the city of Stepanakert, in the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Cardinal Agostino Vallini, left, holds a relic of Carlo Acutis, an Italian boy who died in 2006 of leukemia at the age of 15. Acutis was beatified during a Mass celebrated in the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Assisi, Italy, on Saturday. Gregorio Borgia/AP hide caption

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Members of the Orthodox Jewish community gather around a journalist as he conducts an interview on a street corner, last Wednesday, in the Borough Park neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo moved to reinstate restrictions on businesses, houses of worship and schools in and near areas where coronavirus cases are spiking. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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People protest beside the parliament building in Bishkek, which also houses the offices of Kyrgyzstan's president, during protests on Monday. Vyacheslav Oseledko/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump removes his mask upon returning to the White House on Monday after undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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