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Bradley W. Parks


Bradley W. Parks is a 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

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For The Love Of Motorcycles: Renowned Portland Show Grows From The Ground Up

The One Motorcycle Show in Portland started as an outsider's motorcycle show designed by people who appreciated bikes as art. It's grown into a world-class motorcycle celebration.

NW Life | Politics | Communities | Entertainment | Family | Arts | History | local | Animals | News | Sports | Business | Education | Music | Economy | Recreation | Environment

OPB's Best Photos Of 2019

These are OPB's best images of 2019, as chosen by the photojournalists who captured them.

local | News | Sports

Central Catholic Tops Lake Oswego For Oregon State Football Title

The Central Catholic Rams won their fifth Oregon state football championship in program history Saturday, defeating the Lake Oswego Lakers 49-28 at Hillsboro Stadium.

History | NW Life | local | News | Sports

'Give Me The Damn Letter': How Portland Got The Trail Blazers

The story of the Portland Trail Blazers started with a forgotten raincoat, a locked bathroom and a harrowing drive through downtown Los Angeles to Beverly Hills.

NW Life | Health | local | News

You Belong To The Plankhouse, The Plankhouse Belongs To You

The four-day Wellness Warrior Camp uses the power of connection — to earth, to culture, to identity and to each other — to promote healthy lifestyles for Indigenous youth.

local | News | Sports

Historic Vernonia Grandstands Still Standing After Yearslong Debate

The Greenman Field grandstands in Vernonia had been scheduled for demolition a little over a year ago, but a dedicated group of activists has kept them standing.

History | local | News | World | Arts

Life Outside The Bentwood Box

Grand Ronde tribal artifacts spent more than a century stored out of sight in London. They’ve taken on new life since returning home a year ago.

Recreation | local | News | Sports

As Hayward Construction Continues, Pre Classic Heads To California

The annual Prefontaine Classic track meet in Eugene will instead take place in California this year, as Hayward Field undergoes a major rebuild.

NW Life | local | News | Sports | Recreation

The Swiss Fitness Sensation That Inspired Pre's Trail In Eugene

Pre's Trail is a runner's oasis in the busy college town of Eugene, Oregon, but it was a Swiss exercise craze that inspired the trail's creation.

NW Life | Politics | Nation | local | Election | Health | Transportation | News | Business | Education | Environment

OPB's Top 10 Stories Of 2018 (Plus A Few More)

What will we choose to remember about the year 2018 and why will we remember it? We consider those questions as our latest revolution around the sun comes to a close.

Politics | local | News

Protesters Take To Portland Days After Mayor's Ordinance Fails

Saturday's protest marked the first demonstration since Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler's proposed protest ordinance failed in City Council.

Education | local | News | Sports

Could Oregon's Long-Distance Leagues Put School Sports Out Of Reach?

The placement of Salem and Bend schools in the same sports league is another product of how Oregon is changing. It raises the question of whether school sports can remain accessible to all.

Education | local | News | Sports

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.

Education | local | News

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.

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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.

Nation | local | 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.

NW Life | local

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.

Recreation | local | News | 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.

History | NW Life | local | Recreation | Sports

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.