Newspapers for Sale

Newspapers & Publishing For Sale

For more than 60 years, we’ve helped owners and publishers in the sale, acquisition, and assessment of thousands of daily and weekly newspapers, shoppers, alternative and city papers, niche regional, real estate, senior focused, parenting magazines, digital news, and hyperlocal news products. You can view current newspapers for sale in each region using the toggles below.

Newspapers for sale by region

Midwest


Newspapers for sale in the Midwestern United States

B2B and B2C Publisher in 4 Strong Markets

Midwest publishing house that produces magazines serving the Maintenance, Mass Transportation, Custodial Supplies(for 110 years), and Regional travel industries. These four titles are positioned as must-reading from industry leaders to weekend travelers. Stable profits are a standard for these magazines. Growth opportunities exist within each title for the new owners.

Contact Tim Smith at (541) 817-5449 or email tsmith@mediamergers.com.

 

Regional Business Magazine and Events Company Poised for Growth

Our nationally acclaimed editorial department covers the companies and people shaping the business community through readership news, analysis, and in-depth profiles – both online and in print for the Upper Midwest region. Our glossy magazine publication is direct-mailed monthly to position-qualified, management-level business executives, nonprofit executives, and government officials. We partner with area business associations, which provide additional distribution channels. You can also find, follow and communicate with us on our social media channels, such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

We also profile new businesses in the marketplace and honor the stakeholders who built the business community with awards programs and special events.

Contact Tim Smith at (541) 817-5449 or email tsmith@mediamergers.com.

 

Northeast


Newspapers for sale in the Northeastern United States

Newspaper Rollup Opportunity in New York State

NY STATE NEWSPAPER OPPORTUNITIES

Western NY

Nine paper clusters, strong community engagement, significant revenue. Substantial opportunity to grow revenue with digital strategy through the papers existing ad relationships.

Western NY

Three paper groups in a great community. Well, entrenched readership. A strong ad base creates growth with a digital strategy. Profitable and stable.

Central NY State

Growing and desirable markets to live and work. 4 paper clusters with deep roots in their respective communities. Several new digital products offer areas for growth; these include growing newsletters, apps, and web site with great domain authority.

Northern NY State

Upstate NY State weekly. Dominant readership penetration in its market. Over 33% digital revenue. Highly portable. The owner is retiring but will stay on for a transition.

NY Based Family Publication  

Scalable business model and technology. Excellent distribution and robust product.
Easily folded into an existing operation to grow margin or expanded into existing products in nearby markets.

Call James McDonald at (917) 881-6563 or email Jmcdonald@mediamergers.com. 

Niche Event Management / Publisher - Pennsylvania

Regional PA event management/publisher serving niche Pennsylvania vertical markets. Strong revenue balance of events, print and digital. Profitable with high incremental margins. Strong audience engagement, profitable and scalable if plugged into another publisher. Seamless transition to a new owner.  For more information, please contact:  James McDonald at (917) 881-6563 or email Jmcdonald@mediamergers.com 

Northeast Business Newspaper

Operating in a top Northeast Market, the company has an exceptional product producing significant revenue and earnings. The covid comeback has been strong, with new revenue lines now available through virtual events and numbers back to pre-pandemic levels. Opportunity to grow digital revenue and immediately increase earnings for companies with existing infrastructure.

For more information, please contact James McDonald at (917) 881-6563 or email Jmcdonald@mediamergers.com. 

Seeking Acquisitions of Subscription Based Consumer Titles

Strong magazine group looking for acquisitions of subscription-based consumer titles. Carve-outs of individual titles held by larger companies or investment firms will be considered. A buyer would also consider acquiring celebrity and entertainment blogs and websites with solid audience engagement. If your company is considering strategic alternatives, please contact: James McDonald at (917) 881-6563 or email Jmcdonald@mediamergers.com 

Southeast


Newspapers for sale in the Southeastern United States

Highly Profitable Coastal Weekly - SC

Highly profitable and well-managed weekly publication in a growing affluent and historic southeast coastal community. Full market coverage and readership loyalty were established for 15+ years with new expansion plans.

Contact John Mahoney jmahoney@mediamergers.com at (917) 881-6563

Southwest


Newspapers for sale in the Southwestern United States

Expanding Operations in Texas?

This expertly managed Texas Community Newspaper is a great property to consider. It is within commuting distance to the Austin Metro Market, with an influx of significant industries building extensive manufacturing facilities nearby. Owns its office building and serves a growing print and digital revenue market with loyal subscribers and advertisers.

Contact John Mahoney jmahoney@mediamergers.com at (917) 881-6563

Western


Newspapers for sale in the Western United States

 

Unique Opportunity in the West

​This weekly paper provides newcomers and locals with robust and independent journalism and cultural events coverage of the region. This property has multilayered revenue generation; newsprint, magazines, digital, e-newsletters, and sponsored events. These revenue streams form a steady gross revenue of about $4 million, with stable profits. This community will continue to grow, with a bright future due to its diverse economy, and so will this media company.

Contact Tim Smith at (541) 817-5449 or email tsmith@mediamergers.com.

 

Digital Newspaper Acquisition - Affluent CA Community

The dominant online newspaper has a long history of profitability in coastal San Diego. This 20-year-old news product serves one of the most affluent beachfront communities in San Diego County. Passionate local coverage of news, events, and lifestyle has grown engagement and revenues, positioning this property for years of continued growth and profitability. The publication has positive cash flow with an impressive high-profit margin. The enhanced infrastructure for 2022 includes a Director of Sales and Business Development and a newsroom of 11 reporters.

Contact Tim Smith at (541) 817-5449 or email tsmith@mediamergers.com.

 

Treasure Valley Weekly Newspaper and Commercial Print Shop

It is located in the Treasure Valley of the Pacific Northwest, which has experienced steady population and economic growth over the past few years. The well-managed 159-year-old weekly newspaper includes a commercial print shop for sale.  The print facility has become the region’s hub for newspaper printing and specialty print work. The newspaper is a central part of the communities it serves with loyal readers and advertisers. Growth opportunities exist in new digital offerings and specialty print work. Grow with the Boise MSA.

Contact Tim Smith at (541) 817-5449 or email tsmith@mediamergers.com.

 

State of California: Co-brokered

State of California: Any CA companies are Co-brokered with Gauger Media Service  https://www.gaugermedia.com/ 

 

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