Sacks succeeds Pape as publisher of San Antonio Express-News

A Houston-based Hearst Newspapers executive has been named the new publisher of the San Antonio Express-News. 
Michael Sacks came to Hearst Newspapers in 2012 from Tribune Media and served most recently as the corporation’s senior vice president of operations. 
Sacks manages day-to-day financial operations and long-term strategies at the Express-News. 
Outgoing publisher Susan Pape has become the newspaper’s chairman.  
Pape said she will continue focusing on ways to engage readers, local businesses and the community. 
The Express-News is the state’s fourth largest daily newspaper. 
In all, Hearst Newspapers publishes 24 daily newspapers, including the Express-News, Houston Chronicle, Beaumont Enterprise, Laredo Morning Times, Midland Reporter-Telegram and Plainview Herald in Texas; the Albany Times Union in New York and New Haven Register in Connecticut.