SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jim Moss, former San Antonio Express-News executive editor, has died at the age of 77.
Adele Moss told the newspaper (http://bit.ly/Z4cZPt) that her husband died Friday.
Moss had just obtained a teaching certificate and a minor in journalism from Southwest Texas State University, which is now Texas State University, when he began his journalism career. Starting with the Galveston News-Tribune, which is now the Galveston County Daily News, he went on to work for the Beaumont Enterprise and was the editor of the Seguin Enterprise.
In 1968, he joined the Express-News to help launch the West Side Sun, the first of the paper's five neighborhood weeklies. After holding several positions, Moss was named executive editor and vice president-news in 1987. He retired in 1997 after 28 years with the paper.
Information from: San Antonio Express-News, http://www.mysanantonio.com