Newspapers for Sale

Newspapers & Magazines 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.

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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 are 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 – kblum@mediamergers.com

NATIONAL B2B 
Niche magazine for exhibit and trade show marketing. Established brand, good client base. Good strategic opportunity for the right buyer. Contact James McDonald, jmcdonald@mediamergers.com at (215) 668-3678

 

West

Newspapers for sale in the Western United States

COLORADO

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 James McDonald, jmcdonald@mediamergers.com at (215) 668-3678

 

Midwest

Newspapers for sale in the Midwestern United States

ILLINOIS

Cold web offset printing plant, Chicago area.  Over 43 active customers, revenues $2.0 MIL per year.  Turnkey operation, owner retiring.  Varied accounts, dailies weeklies, ethnic school papers.  Attractive seller financing available.  Contact Joe Bella, (574) 276-1547 jbella@mediamergers.com

INDIANA

Daily newspaper in central Indiana.  Serving affluent area near major Metropolitan city.  Annual revenues mid $300K -35% cash flow!  Great business for owner-operator or addition to regional/group publishing company.  Contact Joe Bella at (574) 276-1547, jbella@mediamergers.com

MICHIGAN

Full service commercial printing business. Includes weekly newspapers, commercial printing, digital, web, insta- print and delivery businesses. 140,000 papers delivered weekly covering eight counties. Turnkey production plant, Revenues $8.0 MIL. This wont last long. Contact Joe Bella at (574) 276 1547 jbella@mediamergers.com

NORTH DAKOTA

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

Cluster of weeklies in Upper Midwest. Combined: 8 titles and stock in regional printing plant. Located in explosive growth area in the heart of oil country, covering six contiguous counties. Paid subscriber base with strong legal publishing revenue. Very little competition and growing, vibrant market. Real estate available. Contact Julie Bergman, 218-230-8943, jbergman@mediamergers.com

 

 

 

Southwest

Newspapers for sale in the Southwestern United States

SOUTHWEST
Top 20 Market Business Publication. Strong earnings and events business with revenue upside. Fast growing market.  Contact James McDonald, jmcdonald@mediamergers.com at (215) 668-3678

 

 

Northeast

Newspapers for sale in the Northeastern United States

NEW JERSEY

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 Jim McDonald, jmcdonald@mediamergers.com at (215) 668-3678

NORTHEAST
 
Group of community news websites on east coast with opportunity to be a national play. This company has figured out how to make money with community news delivered exclusively by digital platform.   Strong growth, all digital, $3M in revenue with healthy earnings and very strong growth potential. Great business model. 3M monthly unique visitors. Contact Jim McDonald, jmcdonald@mediamergers.com at (215) 668-3678
 
Media focused digital development company. Good existing client base with recurring revenue stream brings with it the ability to introduce new products and recurring revenue streams. Strong pipeline of new software products in development. Make this company your platform for accelerated digital expansion. Ideal for media group to use as their digital platform. Growing with positive cash flow. Contact Jim McDonald, jmcdonald@mediamergers.com at (215) 668-3678
 
MID-ATLANTIC AREA (NY/NJ)
 
The Aquarian, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012 is a legendary music publication covering NY & NJ.  With over 2000 archived interviews of artists like Bruce Springsteen and others the brand brings with it a well respected journalistic quality in covering the nation’s top regional music scene.  For information call Jim McDonald at (215) 668-3678 or jmcdonald@mediamergers.com.

PENNSYLVANIA

Fulfillment company. Fulfillment, customer service, call center, letter shop, warehouse, custom database, eCommerce, Web and email design, IT located in single building. Great opportunity to grow in region or national. Stable customer base. Annual revenues $2.6 MIL, strong cash flow and profits. Contact Joe Bella -1 (574) 276-1547, jbella@mediamergers.com

 

 

Southeast

Newspapers for Sale in the Southeastern United States

Newspaper/magazine group in Mid-South available for purchase or investment.  Strong management in place, owner will consider continuing if requested.  Group has $16 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 

ALABAMA

Five weekly newspapers with two shoppers, press, websites for sale.  Combined revenue of about $2.3M with cash flow of $332K.  Property available for lease or purchase.  Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email lfloyd@mediamergers.com

Publications with $764k revenue and cash flow of $65k 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

FLORIDA

New Listing – Well-known county seat weekly in northeast Florida is for sale.  Publisher is retiring. High quality news product. Virtually no competition. Strong bottom line. Easy drive to metro area but the county is not exurban/suburban; the paper benefits from a stable progressive population that values its newspaper. Attractive building also for sale. Contact Ken Blum, senior associate, Grimes/McGovern & Associates; 330 682-3416, kblum@mediamergers.com   

ARKANSAS

Motivated seller is only asking $150K for two weekly publications that provide revenue of $260,000 and cash flow of $72,000. Both offices are leased.  Current owners do most of the work remotely.  Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email lfloyd@mediamergers.com

MISSISSIPPI

Producing revenue of $359k and providing a cash flow of $90k 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

Local group of newspapers producing revenue of $828k with a cash flow of $211K with property available for lease or purchase, has a press and shopper.  For more information on this confidential listing contact Lewis Floyd 850-532-9466 or email lfloyd@mediamergers.com 

SOUTH CAROLINA

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

TENNESSEE

Producing revenue of $172,000, cash flow of $39,000 and providing loads of opportunity – seller is motivated – local weekly newspaper.  For information on this confidential listing, contact Lewis Floyd 850-532-9466 or email lfloyd@mediamergers.com