Susan Lynch Pape has been named publisher of the San Antonio Express-News. The announcement was made by Hearst President and CEO Steven R. Swartz and Hearst Newspapers President Mark Aldam. Lynch Pape will continue in her capacities as Texas Group chief financial officer at the Houston Chronicle and the San Antonio Express-News, and will report to Aldam.
The San Antonio Express-News, established in 1865 and acquired by Hearst in 1993, is the third largest daily newspaper in Texas. The Express-News is ranked No. 1 in Sunday readership among major U.S. newspapers. San Antonio is the largest major U.S. city with a Hispanic majority and is home to four major military bases. The Express-News owns MySanAntonio.com, the leading local website that San Antonians trust for current news and information.