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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 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.

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Recent Articles

local | Sports | News | Education

150 Miles From Eugene, Another Oregon Town Fights To Save Its Grandstand

The triangular track in Vernonia doesn’t meet national or international specifications and the grandstand is falling apart. But a group of supporters wants to save them.

local | News | Environment

1 Dead, Arson A Possibility In Ongoing Substation Fire Near The Dalles

One person died in what appeared to be an attempt to subdue the Substation Fire east of The Dalles, Oregon, according to the Wasco County Sheriff's Office.

local | News | Education

Fatal Shooting Renews Call To Disarm PSU Police

The fatal shooting of a man by Portland State University police officers has renewed calls to disarm campus police.

local | News

Portland Rally Marks 3 Straight Weeks Of Protest Against Trump's Immigration Policy

The Families Belong Together rally, part of a nationwide demonstration, continued three weeks of steady protest in Portland of the Trump administration’s hardline stance on immigration.

local | Nation | News

Portland 'Occupy ICE' Protest Continues To Grow; Rally Condemns Trump's Policies

What started as a two-tent campout on the trolley tracks outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement building in Portland has turned into a small village.

local | NW Life

Meet The Monks Of The Columbia River Gorge

Forest-dwelling monks have kept an obscure Buddhist tradition alive in the Columbia River Gorge with the help of the White Salmon, Washington, community.

local | Sports | News | Recreation

Eugene's Historic Hayward Field Takes Its Final Bow

It's the end of Hayward Field as we know it, and not everyone feels fine.

local | History | Sports | NW Life | Recreation

The National Champions You Never Knew Portland Had

How a group of hobbyists brought the ancient Irish sport of hurling to the Northwest — and why they don't see it vanishing any time soon.

Music | local | Entertainment | NW Life | Arts

Legends Close Soul'd Out 2018 With Classic Jams

The dream of the '90s is alive and well in the hands of headliners De La Soul and Wyclef Jean.  

Music | local | Arts

Portland, It's Time We Forgave New Orleans

For all the Big Easy has taken from Portland this week (ahem, three NBA playoff games), it's given something back in abundance.

Music | local | NW Life | Arts

R+R = NOW Conquers Portland, Then World

On the second night of Soul'd Out, jazz supergroup and local Portland luminaries grace their respective stages with brave new material.  

Music | local | NW Life | Arts

Erykah Badu Brings The Soul To Portland

The legendary musician brought the funk to her sould-out (pun intended) performance at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Wednesday.

Animals | Sports | Recreation | NW Life | local

Oregon Mushers And Sled Dogs Share A Bond Forged In Miles

Sled dogs are some of the best athletes on the planet. By raising and racing them, Northwest mushers create a deeper connection to their pets — one with thousands of years of history.

local | News

Winter Weather Creates Slick Roads For Portland Area Sunday

Slippery conditions returned to the Portland metro area just in time for holiday travel with freezing rain, sleet and some snow Sunday.

Animals | NW Life | local

Goat Yoga's Rise From Oregon Experiment To Internet Sensation

After Goat Yoga rose to internet fame, its Oregon founder has tried to turn the viral sensation into a sustainable business.

local | Communities | NW Life

Unraveling The Mystery Of Portland's 'Free Stuff' Piles

Why do people in Portland leave their useless junk on the side of the road?

local | News | Transportation

ODOT Re-Opens I-84 Eastbound Lanes After Prolonged Closure

The Oregon Department of Transportation says the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 from Troutdale to Hood River are open.

local | News | Environment | Northwest Wildfires 2017

Rainfall Could Oust Eagle Creek Fire — And Start Landslides

While fire crews are anticipating significant rainfall beginning Saturday evening to help with suppression efforts, they’re concerned for landslides.

local | News | Northwest Wildfires 2017

Interstate 84 Westbound Lanes Re-Open Amid Eagle Creek Fire

After prolonged closures from the Eagle Creek Fire, the westbound lanes of Interstate 84 opened Thursday evening between Hood River and Troutdale.

local | Entertainment | NW Life

Scenes From The Oregon State Fair

Amid a blistering heat wave and blanketed with wildfire smoke, the Oregon State Fair charged on with livestock shows, athletic dogs, piles of meat and more.