Bradley W. Parks
Bradley W. Parks is a daily digital producer at Oregon Public Broadcasting.
Previously, Bradley was a reporter for the Zanesville Times Recorder in Zanesville, Ohio, where he covered education. Prior to that he served as a statehouse correspondent in Columbus, Ohio. He also covered sports for four years during college, and has worked in digital, radio, TV, newspapers and magazines.
Bradley graduated cum laude from Ohio University with a degree in journalism and an African Studies certificate.
When he's not at work, Bradley is busy running in marathons and triathlons, and plans to someday compete in the Boston Marathon. Fun fact: He has been known to run barefoot — on trails and streets.
local | Communities | NW LifeOPB | Oct. 1, 2017 7:15 a.m. | Portland
Why do people in Portland leave their useless junk on the side of the road?
News | local | TransportationOPB | Sept. 22, 2017 5:13 p.m. | Portland
The Oregon Department of Transportation says the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 from Troutdale to Hood River are open.
While fire crews are anticipating significant rainfall beginning Saturday evening to help with suppression efforts, they’re concerned for landslides.
After prolonged closures from the Eagle Creek Fire, the westbound lanes of Interstate 84 opened Thursday evening between Hood River and Troutdale.
Recreation | Sports | local | NW LifeOPB | Aug. 26, 2017 3:56 p.m. | Seaside, Oregon
"I need a nap and a shower. But I loved it. Every second of it," said one Hood To Coast runner, minutes after finishing the relay, a few hours before his wedding.
Arts | Music | Entertainment | local | NW Lifeopbmusic | Aug. 7, 2017 6:30 a.m. | Happy Valley, Oregon
Sunday marked the final day of the 2017 Pickathon Music Festival, and what a day it was. See reviews and photos from Dinosaur Jr., Black Milk and Nat Turner, Aldous Harding and more.
Environment | News | localOPB | July 29, 2017 12:43 p.m. | Portland
The National Weather Service says temperatures in the Portland area this coming week are likely headed for the record books.
Recreation | News | local | SportsOPB | July 27, 2017 3:06 p.m. | Portland
Organizers with the Portland Marathon missed a July 26 deadline to submit requested documents to the Oregon Department of Justice, adding to a string of mishaps leading up to the race.
Muralist Hector H. Hernandez's work on the side of the Woodburn Independent newspaper building highlights the tremendous diversity and storied history of the city between Portland and Salem.
Recreation | Sports | local | NW LifeOPB | July 15, 2017 3:48 p.m. | Gresham, Oregon
The Portland Highland Games have become somewhat of a Northwest institution — part Scottish celebration and part beer league softball.
The International Muslim Cultural Festival has long been in the works and finally came to fruition this year with help from Portland Parks and Recreation.
The TrackTown Summer Series came to the Portland area on its three-city tour. The nascent series is part of broad efforts to increase the sport’s U.S. popularity in non-Olympic years.
Just how did a team from Portland seize prime real estate on the Stanley Cup, hockey's top prize? The answer lies in the trophy's early years.
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has urged the federal government to revoke a permit for a "free speech" rally and to refuse a permit for an anti-Muslim march planned for Portland in early June.
After days of silence, President Trump tweeted Monday morning about Friday’s stabbings on a Portland light-rail train.
May provides an opening for people to learn about the rich variety of Asian-Pacific traditions being preserved and taught throughout the Northwest.
Though the experiment fell short of its goal, it cracks the door open just a little wider when determining at the boundaries of human performance.
Music | Entertainment | local | NW LifeOPB | April 19, 2017 7:30 a.m. | Portland
The Soul'd Out Music Festival filled Portland with unmatched energy and a week full of unforgettable musical performances. Follow OPB's coverage for highlights and photos from the shows.