Dennis Hetzel, a manager with Cincinnati-based Enquirer Media, has been named executive director of the Ohio Newspaper Association.
Mr. Hetzel, whose appointment starts Jan. 1, is manager of NKY.com and oversees Enquirer Media's operations in northern Kentucky. Enquirer Media is owned by Gannett Co. and includes the Cincinnati Enquirer. He will succeed Frank Deaner, who is retiring in December after 20 years as the association's director.
The Ohio Newspaper Association represents 81 daily newspapers, as well as weekly and college newspapers and newspaper Web sites.