Publishing Companies for Sale

Publishing Businesses 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 publishing businesses for sale using the toggles below.  Contact our Associates for questions and/or an NDA on any business listing.

Publishing (Trade, Consumer & Newspaper Media) for sale

Community Impact Journalism in the Pacific Northwest

​The paper services the communities along the border of Oregon and Idaho. The region has experienced suburban growth in recent years as the state’s largest metroplex has grown. The well-managed weekly newspaper has provided these communities with hyperlocal news. 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 a loyal readership and advertisers.

NDA REQUEST/EMAIL: Tim Smith at (541) 817-5449 or


Digital News Outlet

The online newspaper has a long history of profitability in coastal San Diego. This 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 a positive cash flow with an impressive high-profit margin. Enhancing the infrastructure includes a Director of Sales and a Newsroom of 11 reporters.

NDA REQUEST/EMAIL: Tim Smith at (541) 817-5449 or


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.

NDA REQUEST/EMAIL: James McDonald at (917) 881-6563 or 

Publishing Rollup Opportunity in New York State


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.

NDA REQUEST/EMAIL: James McDonald at (917) 881-6563 or 

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.

NDA REQUEST/EMAIL: James McDonald at (917) 881-6563 or 

Grimes, McGovern & Associates-Assessments
State of California: Co-brokered

State of California: Any CA companies are Co-brokered with Gauger Media Service 


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