Newspapers for Sale

Newspapers For Sale

For almost 60 years, we’ve helped owners and publishers in the sale, acquisition and valuation of thousands of daily, weekly, and shopper newspapers, alternative and city papers, niche regional, seniors, real estate, and parenting magazines, Digital and Hyper local news products. View current newspapers for sale in each region using the toggles below.

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A formal appraisal may be used for estate purposes, stock sales, divestitures, acquisitions, ESOPs, divorce proceedings or as a management tool. We’ve completed thousands of formal appraisals on newspaper and magazine properties of every type, size and market since 1959. Our appraisals are the most comprehensive in the industry, backed by the expertise only former publishers can bring. And they are reasonably priced. Contact us today for a confidential review of your own situation. Julie Bergman, (218) 230-8943 jbergman@mediamergers.com.

Newspapers for sale by region

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ALASKA  – DAILY NEWSPAPER located in one of the most beautiful locales in the world. Major tourist attraction but at the same time “not touristy” – emphasis is on maintaining the island’s incredible natural beauty. Longtime owners retiring and hope to sell to someone who appreciates and treasures the area and its citizens as much as they have. Contact Ken Blum at 330 682-3416 or kblum@mediamergers.com

West

Newspapers for sale in the Western United States

CA – Pacific coast weeklies operated as a small group for sale. Operation generates about $3M annually and drops a half million to the bottom line. Extremely well run. Contact Ken Amundson , kamundson@mediamergers.com at (970) 215-3060 or Dave Gauger at dave@gaugermedia.com.

ID –  Idaho weekly with robust commercial printing operation (web on newsprint or glossy along with sheet-fed) with complete post-press operation available. This one generates in excess of $1M. Operation, equipment, real estate can all be part of the deal. Contact Ken Amundson at (970} 215-3060, kamundson@mediamergers.com.

CO – Advertising publications in fast-growing area of Colorado. Publication generates a half million in revenue and about 20 percent net. Owner plans to retire. This is a great publication for someone wanting to run their own show, or it could be added to a group. Contact Ken Amundson at 970-215-3060 or kamundson@mediamergers.com .

CO – Colorado based magazine publishing business focused on Denver/Boulder is interested in finding the right person or company to purchase and continue long-standing, successful publications. Multiple titles cover diverse markets. Company is structured efficiently, resulting in excellent cash flow. These publications serve some the fastest growing areas of the country with a wide reach and stable economic outlook. Contact Ken Amundson, kamundson@mediamergers.com (970) 215-3060, for more information.

 

Midwest

Newspapers for sale in the Midwestern United States

OH – NEW LISTING –Ohio county seat weekly serving readers since the early 1800s. 3,300 circulation, strong bottom line. Located in the midst of beautiful vistas and gorgeous lakes, but still an easy drive to city life. Contact Ken Blum, 330 682-3416  – kblum@mediamergers.com

MO – County seat weekly with 2,500 paid circulation; limited competition in great location near metro area. Profitable. Contact Dennis DeRossett at (217) 725-5900 or dderossett@mediamergers.com

IL – 3,000-paid circulation weekly in very nice county-seat community. Revenues near $500k producing strong cash flow. Solid as a stand-alone or as strategic acquisition; with or without real estate. Owner ready to retire. Contact Dennis DeRossett at (217) 725-5900 or dderossett@mediamergers.com

IL – Weekly newspaper and shopper combination, grossing over $500k; profitable and has good growth potential. As a strategic acquisition, this one stands out even more as a great opportunity.  Contact Dennis DeRossett at (217) 725-5900 or dderossett@mediamergers.com

MN – Family-owned for over 120 years in a beautiful area of southern Minnesota, this weekly newspaper/shopper operation boasts a stable staff and excellent community relationships. The historic city is close to metro amenities as well as abundant recreational opportunities in an area poised for growth. Contact Julie Bergman, 218-230-8943, jbergman@mediamergers.com

ND – Weekly in an explosive growth area of North Dakota. Very profitable with gross exceeding $750,000. Poised for even more growth in a booming economy. Contact Julie Bergman, 218-230-8943, jbergman@mediamergers.com

NE – Award winning, respected group of community newspapers with strong digital presence. Six titles in all. Fantastic opportunity for an entrepreneur or group wanting to add territory and profitability to their operation. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943,  jbergman@mediamergers.com

SD – Group of Papers in Eastern South Dakota. If you enjoy small town living and running your own show, you’ll love these!  Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943,  jbergman@mediamergers.com 

MN – A nice package in a growing area 5 Community Weeklies complimented by a 18,500 circ. Shopper in Southern Minnesota. Vibrant area with high growth potential Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943,  jbergman@mediamergers.com

WI – COMMUNITY LEADERS Three strong, well-respected weekly newspapers in Southeastern Wisconsin. These legacy publications are leaders in their community with strong staff in place. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943,  jbergman@mediamergers.com

 

 

 

Southwest

Newspapers for sale in the Southwestern United States

TX – Group of five strong weeklies with printing operation in South Texas. Grossed. $2.7 million in 2018 with little or not print competition. Covers multiple counties. Strong industrial growth and oil and gas activity in area. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or gborders@mediamergers.com

 

 

Northeast

Newspapers for sale in the Northeastern United States

VT historic weekly with revenues of $350,000 and paid circulation of 3,500 covers part of two New England states. Has a history extending back to 1865. Profitable. Contact John Szefc 845-291-7367 or jszefc@mediamergers.com.

Popular weekly printed advertising publications covering eastern coastal region for 60 years. Family -owned with distribution of 66,000 copies, plus 17,000 online readers generates annual revenues of nearly $3 million with positive cash flow. In-house printing operation also offered for sale which supports sales and distribution as well. Region covered includes growing population base of 1.5 million. Contact John Szefc at (845) 291-736 or jszefc@mediamergers.com.

NJ 15 paid circulation weekly newspaper group serving affluent and civically-engaged markets. Rich tradition of family ownership reaching back to late 1800s for three of the publications and to the early 1900s for three more. All 15 publications and associated websites, have strong community presence. Company revenues in the $4 million range with above-average cash flow. Contact John Szefc at 845-291-7367 or jszefc@mediamergers.com.

PA sister weeklies in Philadelphia concentrating on political, governmental and community news. These unique freely distributed publications have revenue exceeding $600,000 and generate a positive bottom line. Call John Szefc (845) 291-7367; jszefc@mediamergers.com.

Southeast

Newspapers for Sale in the Southeastern United States

AL       Providing revenue of $1.1 million, cash flow of $232k.  Press included Three Weekly newspapers and a shopper with property available for lease or purchase.Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email lfloyd@mediamergers.com

AL       Publications with $813k revenue and cash flow of $184k from two weekly newspapers and a shopper, combined distribution in SE Alabama and NW Florida of 15k, includes a web press and other printing equipment.   Property available for lease or purchase.  Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email lfloyd@mediamergers.com

AR        Seller is only asking $175k for two weekly publications that provide revenue of $280 and cash flow of $49k.   One office is leased, main office available for lease or purchase.  Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email lfloyd@mediamergers.com   

MS      Producing revenue of $369k and providing a cash flow of $80k is this outstanding  local  weekly newspaper with property available for lease or purchase. For information on this confidential listing contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email lfloyd@mediamergers.com

Newspaper/magazine group in Mid-South available for purchase or investment.  Strong management in place, owner will consider continuing if requested.  Group has $17 million in revenue, $2 million in cash flow, commercial print sites.   Property available for lease or purchase.      Contact Lewis Floyd 850-532-9466 or email lfloyd@mediamergers.com 

VA – Flagship suburban community weekly plus 4 monthlies serving terrific 5-county Central Virginia market. Revenue $340k with nice cashflow. Perfect for husband and wife team. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943, jbergman@mediamergers.com

WV – Panhandle -Turnkey multi-award winning historic paid-circ community weekly — considered one of the top publications in the state. Highly desirable market with significant tourist appeal. State of the art online/social media. $500k annual sales and steady, strong cash flow. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943 jbergman@mediamergers.com

NC – Coastal – Long established community paid-circ tri-weekly (3x). Includes ancillary weeklies and popular tourist-targeted pubs. Over $1.5 million in annual sales. Top rated regional website. Priced to sell. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943 jbergman@mediamergers.com

SC – RENOWNED COUNTY SEAT WEEKLY newspaper in booming/affluent Southeastern community. Little print competition. Strong cash flow. Noted for journalistic excellence. Strong relationship with readers, advertisers and county’s movers and shakers. Owners plan to retire. Contact Ken Blum, 330 682-3416  – kblum@mediamergers.com

TN – Highly respected publication with very little competition in Tennessee. Revenues just over $800,000 with a healthy cash flow.  Recreation and culture in one great location. This twice-weekly paper is situated near the Great Smokey Mountains and beautiful TVA lakes, in an area rich in history. Who could ask for more? Contact Julie Bergman, 218-230-8943, jbergman@mediamergers.com

FL – Love South Florida? Here’s a chance for you to publish five well-respected glossy magazines that are not your typical tourist publications. Profitable and well established, high quality publications. Business is complimented by contract printing for area businesses. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943, jbergman@mediamergers.com