PHOENIX (AP) — The parent company of the Daily News-Sun in Sun City has appointed a 40-year newspaper industry veteran to run its Arizona properties.
Steve Pope is currently the chief operating officer at Huckle Communications in Minnesota, and will take over as general manager for 10/13 Communications' Arizona group next month.
The company's Arizona group includes seven local newspapers and websites along with several other niche publications and sites. The company has properties in the Dallas and Houston metropolitan areas in addition to its businesses in Phoenix and Tucson.
Pope said one of his goals will be to take advantage of growing mobile and digital usage of news.