Susan Lynch Pape

Susan Lynch Pape was named Publisher of the San Antonio Express-News in September of 2016.  Prior to becoming publisher, she served as COO of the Express News and CFO of the Houston Chronicle.  In addition, she oversees the consolidated financial group supporting the Hearst Newspaper division.  She joined the Hearst organization in 2005.

Lynch Pape spent 15 years with KENS-TV first as CFO and Vice President of Harte-Hanks Television and then as Controller with Belo Corp.  In those capacities she was involved in all aspects of operations.  Prior to joining KENS-TV she was an Auditor with Ernst & Young focusing primarily on the newspaper and financial industries.

Pape is deeply tied to the San Antonio community; she was raised in South Texas and has spent her entire professional career in San Antonio.  Pape earned a BA in Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 1986 and completed her CPA in 1987.

Personal info-She graduated from Boerne High School, resides in Boerne and has one daughter who is currently attending Champion High School in Boerne.