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

Western


Newspapers for sale in the Western United States

Treasure Valley Weekly Newspaper and Commercial Print Shop

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. Generating just about 1 million dollars in gross revenue, 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. Come grow with the Boise MSA.

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

 

Midwest


Newspapers for sale in the Midwestern United States

Group of Legacy Newspapers in Kansas

Group of legacy newspapers in Kansas, seven titles in all, with printing operation for sale. Gross revenues of $1.6 million and profitable. Rural counties with loyal readers and advertisers. The newspapers are a central part of the communities they serve. Little print competition. Growth opportunities in digital offerings. Owners are ready to retire.

Contact John McGovern at (212) 255-9700 or email JMcGovern@MediaMergers.com

Two Weekly Newspapers for Sale in Great Midwest Community

Two weekly newspapers are for sale in an area ideal for those who love nature and the outdoors. Friendly all-American community has been supportive of its family-owned newspaper for more than a century. Solid P&L’s considering the effect of the pandemic.

Contact Ken Blum at (330) 682-3416 or email kblum@mediamergers.com

Indiana - Daily Newspaper

Daily newspaper in central Indiana near major Metropolitan city.  Print and digital subscribers, annual revenue mid $300K – 35% cash-flow!  Great business for owner-operator or addition to regional/group publishing company. 

Contact Joe Bella at (574) 276-1547 or email jbella@mediamergers.com

Michigan - Weekly Newspaper with Commercial Printing Business

Weekly newspaper business includes commercial printing operation.  Includes five weekly newspapers, commercial printing, digital, web, insta-print and delivery businesses.  Over 140,000 papers delivered weekly covering eight counties.  Vertical production plant, buildings.  Revenue to $7M.

Contact Joe Bella at (574) 276 1547 or email jbella@mediamergers.com

Upper Midwest - Cluster of Weeklies

Cluster of weeklies in the Upper Midwest for sale. Combined: 8 titles and stock in regional printing plants. Located in an explosive growth area in the heart of oil country, covering six contiguous counties. Paid subscriber base with strong legal publishing revenue. Little competition and a growing, vibrant market. Real estate available.

Contact John McGovern at 212-255-9700 or email JMcGovern@MediaMergers.com

Northeast


Newspapers for sale in the Northeastern United States

Newspaper Rollup Opportunity in New York State

We’ve got 4 companies represented in New York State that provide a unique rollup opportunity. 12 Newspapers, Specialty Magazine opportunities in each market, significant cost control opportunity on G&A across all businesses. Excellent opportunity to centralize admin, production, printing and digital and add revenue with a strong digital strategy- taking best of breed from each business. Groups combined are close to $7M in revenue and profitable. Excellent products with connected to readers and deep community roots in all markets.

Call James McDonald at (215) 668-3678 or email Jmcdonald@mediamergers.com 

Northeast Newspapers

Upstate NY State weekly. Dominant readership penetration in its market. Closing in on $1.8M in revenue of which 33% is digital. Strong profit margins. Owner retiring but will stay on for a transition. 

 Call James McDonald at (215) 668-3678 or email Jmcdonald@mediamergers.com 

Community News Websites

3 Community News digital properties for sale. Growing revenue and audience with far above average profits. Strong growth markets in NJ Beach Communities. Easily expanded to new communities. Exceptional opportunity for growth, additional domains to develop.

 Call James McDonald at (215) 668-3678 or email Jmcdonald@mediamergers.com 

Community Newspaper Group - Western NY

Well respected group with exceptional products in Western NY State for sale. Long history of brand in the
communities it serves. $1M revenue and profitable. Strong opportunity to grow digital products and
streamline operations including outsourced printing.

 Contact James McDonald at (215) 668-3678 or email Jmcdonald@mediamergers.com 

Family-Parenting Publication - NY State

NY Based Family publication with strong ties to community for sale. Great distribution and strong product.
Profitable with stable revenue. Easily folded into an existing operation to grow margin or expanded into existing products in nearby markets.

Contact James McDonald at (215) 668-3678 or email Jmcdonald@mediamergers.com 

Strong Brand in Delaware

Strong brand with long history and significant advertising base located in Delaware for sale. Cash flow positive with $2M sales and great margins, assets include pristine building and press. Excellent URL to expand digital revenues.  Convert the large existing client base with digital products and build a high growth, high value company.

Contact James McDonald at (215) 668-3678 or email Jmcdonald@mediamergers.com 

Mid-Atlantic Area (NY/NJ) - The Aquarian

The Aquarian inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012 is a legendary music publication for sale covering NY and 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.

Contact James McDonald at (215) 668-3678 or email Jmcdonald@mediamergers.com 

Southwest


Newspapers for sale in the Southwestern United States

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Southeast


Newspapers for sale in the Southeastern United States

NEW: Community Weekly in Booming Florida Coastal Metro

Approved New Florida legislation on publishing legal notices ideal for this publication
Very profitable, award-winning weekly community publication in booming Florida Coastal Metro Suburb. Economic and residential expansion underway which will increase readership and advertiser opportunities for primary publication supported by digital initiatives with social media and newsletters. Game changing upcoming recent change in the Florida legislature regarding publishing legal notices.

Contact John Mahoney, jmahoney@mediamergers.com at (813) 951-2417

NEW: Coastal Community Weekly - SC

Great opportunity as market is ripe for expansion

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

Contact John Mahoney, jmahoney@mediamergers.com at (813) 951-2417

Exceptional Florida Weekly

Eastern Florida – an exceptional county seat weekly newspaper. The staff is top notch – metro newspaper quality. The state and national awards attest that page for page it’s one of Florida’s premier papers. It’s smack in an area that provides the rural setting where hometown newspapers thrive, but within 35 miles of a major city’s amenities. No print competition. The building is modern, well-maintained and attractive, and capable of paying for itself via two rental spaces. 20+% earnings. If you wish to be the owner/publisher of a high-quality and profitable community newspaper, you won’t find a better property in a better market in price range.

Contact Ken Blum at (330) 682-3416 or email kblum@mediamergers.com   

High Growth SC County Newspaper & Digital

WELL KNOWN WEEKLY serving a super-high growth South Carolina County. Little print [or digital] competition. Paid newspaper and unique free publication reach up to 30,000 readers weekly. Daily news posts attract 2,500 web site viewers daily. Solid bottom line considering the impact of the pandemic. Page for page known as one one of the country’s most entertaining and readable hometown papers. Owners plan to retire [in community and available to help as needed].

Contact Ken Blum at (330) 682-3416 or email kblum@mediamergers.com   

Southern


Newspapers for sale in the Southern United States

Alabama - Opportunity for Group Acquisition

Two newspaper groups that are adjacent, combining them should provide $200k additional profit from synergies. You can be a driving force in 4 or more AL counties.
Three weekly Publications with revenue close to $1 million.
Two weekly Publications with revenue around $1 million.
Combined these five weekly newspapers have over $2m in revenue and if purchasing property, the cash flow with synergies should exceed $400k. Property available for lease or purchase, Press, shoppers, websites. Some owner financing possible.

Contact Lewis Floyd at (850) 532-9466 or email lfloyd@mediamergers.com

Alabama - Two Publications & Shopper

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

Mississippi - Become the Owner of Multiple Weekly Newspapers

Three newspapers available and close enough for one owner to manage, put yourself in the position of influence in 3 or more MS counties A local publication with revenue around $400k this outstanding weekly newspaper is ready for new leadership and growth. Property available for lease or purchase. Group of two newspapers and press location with revenue +/- $800k and cash flow +/- $200k three properties available for lease or purchase, press, shopper.
As one group these publications will provide revenue around $1m and synergy cash flow should be close to $300k or more.

Contact Lewis Floyd at (850) 532-9466 or email lfloyd@mediamergers.com

Other


AK Daily In Beautiful Setting

For more than 50 years, a husband/wife team has put out an exceptional smaller daily newspaper that serves the citizens of one of Alaska’s most beautiful islands. 1,500-circulation. The paper has been distributed via pick-up at racks during the pandemic. Now the couple is ready to retire and turn the operation over to a new owner who will care about the community and the paper as they have. Goss Community Press and other modern equipment included. Very nice building.

Contact Ken Blum at (330) 682-3416 or email kblum@mediamergers.com

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