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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Kentucky Incumbent Governor Wants Recanvassing

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President Trump smiles behind Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin during a rally at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., on Nov. 4. Both Trump and Bevin have made unsubstantiated claims about election fraud. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Despite unanswered questions about security and transparency, mobile voting pilots aimed at overseas and military voters move forward in a number of states. Above, wristbands noting "I Voted Today!" are available at Sojourn Community Church in Louisville, Ky., on Election Day this year. John Sommers II/Getty Images hide caption

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In 2020, Some Americans Will Vote On Their Phones. Is That The Future?

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Fake News: How To Spot Misinformation

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Acting Ambassador William Taylor is escorted by U.S. Capitol Police on Tuesday as he arrives to testify before House committees as part of the Democrats' impeachment inquiry into President Trump. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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How To Run For Office

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