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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 corespondent 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.

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Recent Articles

Recreation | NW Life | local

Portland Lets Loose At 2017 World Naked Bike Ride

OPB | June 25, 2017 8 a.m. | Portland

Thousands bared it all on a bike ride through the streets of Portland in the 2017 edition of the World Naked Bike Ride.

Sports | NW Life | History | local

The Stanley Coup: How Portland Put Its Name On Hockey's Top Prize

OPB | June 7, 2017 3:30 p.m. | Portland

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.

Nation | local | News

Portland Mayor Calls For Shutdown Of 'Trump Free Speech,' Anti-Muslim Rallies

OPB | May 29, 2017 11:41 a.m. | Portland

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.

Nation | local | News

Trump Tweets Response To Deadly Portland Train Attack

OPB | May 29, 2017 9:10 a.m. | Portland

After days of silence, President Trump tweeted Monday morning about Friday’s stabbings on a Portland light-rail train.

Music | local | NW Life | History | Arts

'This Garden Is A Gem': Portland Chinese Garden Celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

OPB | May 20, 2017 3:36 p.m. | Portland

May provides an opening for people to learn about the rich variety of Asian-Pacific traditions being preserved and taught throughout the Northwest.

Business | Sports | local | News

Eliud Kipchoge Falls 26 Seconds Short In Nike's 2-Hour Marathon Attempt

OPB | May 5, 2017 2:45 p.m.

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 | NW Life | local | Entertainment

Scenes From The Soul'd Out Music Festival

OPB | 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.

local | Environment | News

3.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Off Oregon Coast

OPB | April 15, 2017 11:58 a.m.

The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 3.8 magnitude earthquake shook west of the Oregon coast Saturday morning.

local | NW Life | Environment

Bend Says Goodbye To 'Oregon Field Guide' Host Steve Amen

OPB | March 18, 2017 9:05 a.m. | Bend, Oregon

OPB members and guests from around Central Oregon said goodbye to "Oregon Field Guide" host Steve Amen, who is retiring after 28 years on the show.

Nation | Politics | local | News

Ron Wyden Town Hall Fills David Douglas Gymnasium

OPB | Feb. 25, 2017 5:35 p.m. | Portland

Town halls around the country have been scenes of raucous crowds in recent weeks — some furious with the start of the Trump administration, others more relaxed.

local | News

Investigations Underway After 2 Officer-Involved Shootings In Portland

OPB | Feb. 11, 2017 10:42 a.m. | Portland

Both shootings involved suspects carrying replica firearms. The shootings left one black teenager dead and a 56-year-old white man recovering from gunshot wounds.

NW Life | local | News

Portland Could Get Up To 4 Inches Of Snow Sunday

OPB | Feb. 4, 2017 1:47 p.m. | Portland

The Portland metro area could be in for another heaping helping of snow Sunday afternoon into Monday — or not. The area could see up to a foot of snow if temperatures drop low enough.

Politics | Nation | NW Life | local | News

Oregonians Mobilize In Opposition To Trump's Immigration Order

OPB | Jan. 28, 2017 2:08 p.m. | Portland

The president's order freezes immigration from seven mostly Muslim nations and bars admittance of all refugees into the United States.

Politics | Nation | NW Life | local | News

Thousands Pack Portland Streets For Women's March

OPB | Jan. 21, 2017 11:14 a.m. | Portland

Thousands of people flooded the city's waterfront in one of the largest public demonstrations in Portland history.

Politics | Election | News | local | Nation

Not Their President: Where Portland Anti-Trump Protesters Go From Here

OPB | Jan. 19, 2017 1:45 p.m. | Portland

As Donald Trump takes office, protesters who made national news in the fall will be back in Portland streets to loudly proclaim he is still "not their president."

local | NW Life | Environment | News

After Cold Comes Flood Possibility For Snow-Covered Oregon

OPB | Jan. 14, 2017 5:43 p.m. | Portland

Temperatures are expected to increase for much of Oregon at the start of the week, but heavy rains mixed with snowmelt opens the door to possible flooding.

NW Life | local | News

Winter Storm Covers Western Oregon With Snow, Now Comes The Ice

OPB | Jan. 7, 2017 10:21 a.m. | Portland

More snow and freezing rain forecast for much of western Oregon Sunday, creating hazardous driving conditions this weekend.

NW Life | local | News

More Snow Forecast For Willamette Valley On New Year's Day

OPB | Dec. 31, 2016 12:26 p.m. | Portland

The National Weather Service forecasts anywhere from 1/2 inch to 3 inches of snow for the valley with higher accumulation in the mountains.

Land | Water | News | Business | Election | Health | History | Environment | Politics | Nation | NW Life | local | 2016: The Year In Review

The Year In News: 4 Major Northwest Narratives In 2016

OPB | Dec. 21, 2016 2:30 p.m. | Portland

OPB looks back at the stories that defined 2016 in Oregon, Southwest Washington and the United States.


'OPB Politics Now': Trump Backlash

OPB | Nov. 17, 2016 1:20 p.m.

We dig into the post-election protests in Portland and take up an effort at the state level to change the national electoral system.