Digital Producer

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

Entertainment | Music | local | NW Life

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 | News | Environment

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 | local | Politics | 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.

local | NW Life | 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.

Nation | local | NW Life | Politics | 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.

Nation | local | NW Life | Politics | 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.

Nation | Election | local | Politics | News

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 | News | Environment

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.

local | NW Life | 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.

local | NW Life | 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.

Nation | News | Water | local | Business | Land | NW Life | Environment | Election | Health | History | Politics | 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.

Election 2016

'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. 

Nation | local | Politics | News

Small Crowd Continues Anti-Trump Protests In Portland

OPB | Nov. 12, 2016 8:25 p.m. | Portland

A small group of protesters convened in downtown Portland for a fifth consecutive night following the election of Donald Trump.

Nation | local | Politics | News

Portland Mayor Calls For End To Anti-Trump Protests; Shooting Suspects Charged

OPB | Nov. 11, 2016 7:59 p.m. | Portland

Police say a motorist exited his vehicle and fired multiple shots, injuring a man following a confrontation with protesters on the bridge.

Election | local | News | Election 2016

Portland Anti-Trump Protest Draws Thousands, 26 Detained

OPB | Nov. 10, 2016 6:45 p.m.

Thousands of protesters moved through the streets of downtown Portland on Thursday night to speak out on a wide range of issues, including the election of Donald Trump.

Nation | local | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

41 Days And 8 Months Later: Dissecting The 1st Oregon Standoff Trial

OPB | Oct. 30, 2016 8:45 a.m. | Portland

The defense proclaimed a victory for rural America. Occupation opponents dubbed it a bad loss for the prosecution. And supporters of other movements wondered aloud about the meaning of justice.

Nation | local | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

3 Takeaways From The Oregon Refuge Occupiers' Acquittal

OPB | Oct. 28, 2016 5 a.m. | Portland

The acquittal of seven occupiers of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge left supporters outside the federal courthouse in Portland elated. But many people are asking: What's next?

Nation | local | News | An Occupation In Eastern Oregon

Malheur Occupation Trial Goes To Jury

OPB | Oct. 19, 2016 12:03 p.m. | Portland

Ryan Bundy echoed the statements of his brother Ammon’s attorney, Marcus Mumford, in calling on the jury to be a check on what the Bundys see as federal overreach.

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