Miles Parks
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Miles Parks
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Miles Parks

Producer and reporter, Washington Desk

Miles Parks is a reporter and producer on NPR's Washington Desk. He covers election interference and voting infrastructure and reports on breaking news.

Miles joined NPR as the 2014-15 Stone & Holt Weeks Fellow. Since then, he's investigated FEMA's efforts to get money back from Superstorm Sandy victims, profiled budding rock stars, and produced for all three of NPR's weekday news magazines.

A graduate of the University of Tampa, Miles also previously covered crime and local government for The Washington Post and The Ledger in Lakeland, Fla.

In his spare time, Miles likes playing, reading and thinking about basketball. He wrote The Washington Post's obituary of legendary women's basketball coach Pat Summitt.

You can contact Miles at mparks@npr.org.

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Fears about how Russian hackers affected the 2016 election seem to have led a number of Americans to expect a foreign country to affect vote tallies in the midterms. There's no evidence such an attack has ever occurred previously. Adam Berry/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR/Marist Poll: 1 In 3 Americans Thinks A Foreign Country Will Change Midterm Votes

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Charnisha Thomas signs in during the Louisiana presidential primary in 2008. In a new poll released Monday, African-American voters say they wait in longer lines and travel farther to get to polling places than white voters. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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NPR/Marist Poll: 40 Percent Of Americans Think Elections Aren't Fair

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Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey testifies during a House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing about Twitter's transparency and accountability. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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The defense team for Paul Manafort, shown here walking into federal court on Tuesday, rested without presenting any witnesses. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Defense Rests In Paul Manafort Case Without Calling Him Or Other Witnesses

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Kevin Downing, an attorney with the defense team for Paul Manafort, leaves federal court Monday as the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman continues. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Prosecutors Conclude Arguments Against Paul Manafort In Bank And Tax Fraud Trial

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This courtroom sketch depicts former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, left, listening with his lawyer Kevin Downing to testimony earlier this week. Dana Verkouteren/AP hide caption

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Banker Details How Manafort's Finances Mixed With Trump Administration Politics

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This courtroom sketch depicts defense lawyer Kevin Downing questioning of Rick Gates, as former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (bottom front left) listens. Dana Verkouteren/AP hide caption

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Rick Gates, Battered In Cross-Examination, Ends Testimony In Paul Manafort Trial

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Paul Manafort listens to Rick Gates testifying on Tuesday. Art Lien hide caption

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Rick Gates Has Told Many Lies. On Tuesday, Manafort's Defense Seized On Them

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The defense team has accused former Manafort associate Rick Gates of embezzling money and said Gates is cooperating and lying to investigators to cover his tracks. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Accountant Cindy Laporta leaves the Justin W. Williams U.S. Attorney's Building at the conclusion of the fourth day of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's trial Friday in Alexandria, Va. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Heather Washkuhn, managing director of the accounting firm NKSFB, arrives at the Albert V. Bryan United States Courthouse in Alexandria, Va., on Thursday to testify in the Paul Manafort trial. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Manafort Trial: Accounting Firm Didn't Know About Manafort's Offshore Accounts

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Activists hold signs — one referencing special counsel Robert Mueller — outside the Alexandria, Va., courthouse as Manafort's trial began this week. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Urges Sessions To End Mueller Investigation, As Manafort Trial Day 2 Continues

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