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

Reporter, Washington Desk

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

Parks 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, Parks also previously covered crime and local government for The Washington Post and The Ledger in Lakeland, Fla.

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

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The Challenges, And The Politics, Of Suddenly Switching To Voting By Mail

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Politics of COVID-19: Your Questions Answered

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Some Remain Skeptical About Voting By Mail — Even During A Pandemic

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How Primaries Are Proceeding During A Public Health Epidemic

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A Michigan voter uses hand sanitizer that the polling place provided after casting his ballot at Warren Woods Baptist Church in Warren, Mich., last week. Elaine Cromie/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont walks away from the podium after delivering a campaign update at the Hotel Vermont on Wednesday in Burlington. Scott Eisen/Getty Images hide caption

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Former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar are throwing their support behind former Vice President Joe Biden in the Democratic presidential race. Joshua Lott/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci arrives at a briefing for members of Congress on the response to COVID-19 coronavirus on Friday. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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