Monica Nieporte is the President and Executive Director of the Ohio News Media Association. Prior to joining ONMA Nieporte served as the president and publisher of the APG Ohio media group in Athens.
Nieporte is a Canton native and graduate of the Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University. In addition to her role leading APG Ohio, she served as regional vice president of American Consolidated Media along with previous positions as a publisher in Logan, editor and reporter in Athens and as city editor at the Zanesville Times Recorder. Nieporte also served as a trustee and president of the ONMA Board of Trustees.
Nieporte currently serves as a board member of the Ohio Debate Commission and the Capitol Square Foundation and as a member of the Columbus Rotary Club. She and her family reside in Logan, OH. She enjoys being a mom to three very busy teenagers and participating in scouting activities as a Girl Scout volunteer.