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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 | Recreation | NW Life | Animals | Sports

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.

News | local

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 | NW Life | Animals

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.

Communities | NW Life | local

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

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

News | Transportation | local

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 | News | local | 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.

News | local | 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.

NW Life | local | Entertainment

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.

Recreation | NW Life | local | Sports

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.

Music | Arts | NW Life | local | Entertainment

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 | News | local

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.

News | Recreation | local | 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.

News | Arts | NW Life | local

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.

Recreation | NW Life | local | Sports

History, Beer And Throwing Heavy Things At Portland Highland Games

The Portland Highland Games have become somewhat of a Northwest institution — part Scottish celebration and part beer league softball.

NW Life | local

Portland Muslim Cultural Festival Celebrates Inaugural Year

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.

NW Life | local | Sports

The TrackTown Summer Series And A Sport's Path To Popularity

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.

Recreation | NW Life | local

Portland Lets Loose At 2017 World Naked Bike Ride

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 | local | History

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

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.

News | local | Nation

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

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.

News | local | Nation

Trump Tweets Response To Deadly Portland Train Attack

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