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

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

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 Doug Phares,  dphares@mediamergers.com at (727) 350-2051.

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 Doug Phares,  dphares@mediamergers.com at (727) 350-2051. 

 IDAHO

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 Doug Phares,  dphares@mediamergers.com at (727) 350-2051

 

Midwest

Newspapers for sale in the Midwestern United States

ILLINOIS

NEW LISTING – 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

NEW LISTING – 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

MISSOURI

NEW LISTING – 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 won’t last long.  Contact Joe Bella (574) 276-1547,  jbella@mediamergers.com

MINNESOTA

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

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

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

NEBRASKA

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

OHIO

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

WISCONSIN

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

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

NORTHEAST
Group of community news websites on east coast. Strong growth, all digital, $3M in revenue with healthy earnings and very high growth potential. Great business model. 10M monthly uniques. Contact James McDonald, jmcdonald@mediamergers.com at (215) 668-3678

PENNSYLVANIA

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

VERMONT

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

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

 

 

Southeast

Newspapers for Sale in the Southeastern United States

ALABAMA

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

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

ARKANSAS

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   

FLORIDA

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

MISSISSIPPI

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 

NORTH CAROLINA

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

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

VIRGINIA

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

WEST VIRGINIA

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