New Sports Writer for the Tri-W News

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Paul Nielsen has joined the staff of the Tri-W News as a sports writer. Nielsen will provide coverage of Cuthbertson High School, Marvin Ridge High School, Parkwood High School and Weddington High School boys and girls athletics as well as other local sporting events in the area.

Nielsen was a sports writer for what is now the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for nearly 32 years before moving to North Carolina in February 2016. At the Democrat-Gazette, Nielsen’s primary responsibility was beat coverage for Rogers High School. Rogers is a Class 7A school located in Northwest Arkansas.

Nielsen, a University of Arkansas graduate, covered the Northwest Arkansas Naturals Minor League Baseball team from 2008-20015. The Naturals are the Double-A affiliate of the Kansas City Royals.

Nielsen has experience covering University of Arkansas athletics, including NCAA Tournament basketball games and several football bowl games. He also covered amateur and professional golf tournaments in Northwest Arkansas.

Nielsen lives in Matthews with his wife, Susan. He can be reached at

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