Bob McGovern InMaricopa
Bob McGovern (Photo by Kyle Norby)

Bob McGovern, a journalist with 30-plus years of experience who prefers hyperlocal news, is associate publisher for InMaricopa.

Hometown: Bucks County, Pa.
Maricopan since: April 2020
Occupation: Associate publisher, InMaricopa
Family: Two sons.
Cars: Mercedes-Benz C300 (current), Porsche 911 Targa (future)
Hobbies: Reading narrative history
Pet peeve: People in the left lane, not passing
Dream vacation: Visit family homestead in Cavan, Ireland with my brothers
Like most about Maricopa: The mountains and sunsets
Like least about Maricopa: The dust

Favorite …

Charity: Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center

Book: “The Johnstown Flood,” by David McCullough

Movie: “A River Runs Through It”

Actor: Morgan Freeman

Song: “Live in Peace,” The Firm

Musician: Jimmy Page

Team: Philadelphia Eagles

Athlete: Alex Honnold

Food: Pizza

Drink: Miller Lite

Meal: Filet, medium, with baked potato and butter

Restaurant: Native Grill & Wings

Getaway: Mission Beach, San Diego

Quote: “They laugh at me because I’m different; I laugh at them because they’re all the same.”

Words to live by: “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” – Mother Teresa

Joke: It takes a lot of balls to golf like me.

Anything else we should know? I have five brothers. Related to “Terrible” Terry McGovern, a World Bantamweight and Featherweight boxing champion at the turn of the century known for his powerful punch.