WASHINGTON (AP) _ Richard E. Hartnett is the new president and publisher of the Battle Creek Enquirer in Michigan, Gannett Co. Inc. announced Tuesday.

Hartnett succeeds James T. Barnes, who resigned to take a job outside Gannett.

Hartnett, 45, was publisher of The Honolulu Advertiser in Hawaii. The newspaper was acquired by Gannett in January.

He is succeeded as publisher there by Lawrence R. Fuller, whose new job was announced last week.

Hartnett has worked for Gannett since 1976, as circulation director at Cape Publications in Brevard County, Fla., and in various circulation jobs at USA Today beginning in 1982.

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