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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 | 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 | News | Recreation | Sports

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 | NW Life | Recreation | Sports | History

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.

Arts | local | Entertainment | Music | NW Life

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.  

Arts | local | Music

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.

Arts | local | Music | NW Life

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.  

Arts | local | Music | NW Life

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.

local | Recreation | Animals | Sports | NW Life

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.

local | Animals | NW Life

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 | Transportation | News

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.

Environment | local | News | 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.

local | Recreation | Sports | NW Life

Bonding, Good Weather And A Wedding At Hood To Coast 2017

"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 | local | Entertainment | Music | NW Life

Pickathon 2017, Sunday: Scenes From The Woods

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 | local | News

Portland May Break Records This Week During Northwest Heat Wave

The National Weather Service says temperatures in the Portland area this coming week are likely headed for the record books.

local | News | Recreation | Sports

Portland Marathon Misses Key Deadline, Requests Extension

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.

Arts | local | News | NW Life

Woodburn's New Mural Showcases City's Diversity And History

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.