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D.C. Area–Outstanding long-established weekly group covers high demographic area.  Producing close to $2 million in revenues.  This is a perfect opportunity for a sales-oriented owner-operator.  Seller financing possible.  Contact:  Larry Grimes, (301) 253-5016; lgrimes@mediamergers.com.

AL– Four weekly newspapers with two free shoppers with positive cash flows in lower Alabama of $279,000 from Revenues of $1.1 million.  Includes a web press and impressive real estate, combined paid circulation of 6800 and shopper’s combined distribution of 14,000 for a total distribution reach of 20,800.  The two parcels of real estate are appraised at $515,000 and owner will consider lease or purchase.  Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email lfloydmedia@gmail.com  for more information.

 AL – A private and confidential listing of a profitable group in lower Alabama, cash flow of $321,000 from revenue around $1.5+ million with property available for an additional $195,000.   For information on this confidential listing contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or lfloydmedia@gmail.com

FL – Check this out. NEW LISTING – Spectacular TMC suburban weekly group. Outstanding coastal setting — sun, surf, big-city living plus top suburban demos. Strong, strong sales add up to great cash flow. 6 titles in all. Call David Slavin, 201-230-0848.         

ILLINOIS–Exciting opportunity to own an established weekly newspaper in west central Illinois. It is in the heart of Fighting Illini country and is a popular tourist location. Cash flow is over 20 percent at this respected community publication. Sale includes small commercial press and office building. Contact: Peter Neill, 734-891-3008 or peter.neill@comcast.net.

Midwest–Upper–New Listing–A RARE FIND: A larger group of weeklies in a rapidly-growing region of the Midwest. Several shoppers and companion products included, along with real estate. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943 or julie@wiktel.com

MA suburban newspaper group, newly on the market,publishing two paid weeklies covering neighboring dynamic communities as well as real estate and golf for over 40 years. Revenues exceed $1 million. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367 or jszefc@hvc.rr.com.

MN-New Listing–Strong Weekly and Companion Shopper in Southern Minnesota near Rochester, MN. This one is set to grow with the vibrant economy in the region. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943 or julie@wiktel.com

MN- SOLD-Excellent County Seat Weekly in Central Minnesota. Grossing $600,000 with excellent return.  Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943 orjulie@wiktel.com.

MN–GROUP OF THREE WEEKLY NEWSPAPERS
Located in three nearby counties in Northwestern Minnesota. A great little group and one is a county seat newspaper. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943 or julie@wiktel.com

MISSOURI-Check this out. Unique opportunity to own the marketplace in historic Kansas City, Mo. Seventy-nine year-old free distribution weekly newspaper serving high income, diverse, readership. Great opportunity for a Missouri group to expand into the strong Kansas City market. Real estate can be included in the purchase. Opportunities to grow retail, classified and digital. Attractively priced. Call Peter Neill, 734-891-3008 or peter.neill@comcast.net.

SOLD. Mountain West.   Solid performing alternative weekly in a beautiful resort community serving a highly educated, high-income population. Contact Ken Amundson, (970) 215-3060; kenamundson@outlook.com.

Montana-Sold. Live and Work in the Beautiful Mountains of Montana! Weekly newspaper in Western Montana. Very profitable and respected in the community. Owner financing may be available to qualified buyer. Great opportunity for husband/wife team. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943 or julie@wiktel.com 

NC- Western NC Community Weeklies – four paper group in one of the “10 Most Beautiful Places in America” (Good Morning America). These newspapers provide a strong cash flow and will sell quickly. Perfect for an owner/operator or group seeking to expand. For more information, call David Slavin, (201) 230-0848; David8371@aol.com.

Nebraska-Check it out.--Exceptional Weekly along the I-80 Corridor in Nebraska. Revenues of 600,000+ with solid track record. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943 or julie@wiktel.com.

Nebraska-NEW LISTING! Southeast Nebraska weekly; large paid circulation; very little competition. Grossing in excess of $500,000 with healthy cash flow. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943, julie@wiktel.com

New York—Westchester weekly newly on the market this week has grown from an 8-page newsletter 22 years ago to a 20-24 page newspaper plus special sections. Current owners and founders, a husband and wife team, have grown paid circulation to 2,200 and revenue to about $400,000. Call John Szefc (845) 291-7367.

New York—Region’s largest monthly boating magazine/newspaper  newly on the market covering local boating news and events, features on maritime history and cruising destinations, timely fishing news, valuable maintenance and how-to articles plus expert columnists writing on topics of importance to recreational boaters. Distributed to 4,500 locations on Long Island, Westchester County, New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island shorelines plus the lower Hudson River Valley, Staten Island and New Jersey coastlines. Revenue exceeds $500,000 with strong cash flow. Call John Szefc (845) 291-7367; jszefc@hvc.rr.com.

New York–This profitable monthly newspaper serves every household and business in 4 vital Hudson River towns in Westchester County and has for the past 18 years seen growth both in print and online as well. This publication has a mailed circulation of 16,400 and revenues exceeding $350,000 for eleven issues annually. Current owner will transition new owner for a period of 6 months if needed. All employees will remain in place at the discretion of the new owner. Interview and visit with current owner offered. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367

New York–Group of six news monthlies. Serving high demographic county and mailed to specific zip codes.  Revenue exceeds $500,000. Profitable. Current owner retiring. Solid growth potential!! Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367; jszefc@hvc.rr.com.

NY Finger Lakes– Ten newspaper weekly group
With cash flow perfect for independent owner and group buyer alike. Beautiful setting in an engaging and enlightened community with strong economic base and attractive demographics. Current owner retiring after over 30 years building blend of newspapers with oldest founded in 1801. Revenue in $1.3-1.5 million range. Contact JOHN SZEFC (845) 291-7367; jszefc@hvc.rr.com.

NY- NYC City metro shopper
Highly profitable in dynamic mom & pop market.  Revenues exceed $1 million. Highly profitable. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367; jszefc@hvc.rr.com.

NY-Long Island–Weekly newspapers
Published for nearly 20 years in competitive, high demographic and dynamic market Revenues exceed $1 million Free distribution approaching 20,000. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367; jszefc@hvc.rr.com.

OregonMountain tabloid poised for growth. This monthly publication continues to steadily grow and may be ready for the jump to twice a month. Located in the shadow of beautiful Pacific Northwest Mountains, it is the number one publication in an exciting tourism market. Excellent cash flow. Contact Dennis Winskowski, 218-849-7807 or winskowski68@gmail.com

New Listing. Rhode Island— Award winning, 45-year old Block Island Times with advertising at record levels and paid weekly circulation to match is newly on the market.  Two magazines, a dining guide, special summer editions, periodic insert sections and web initiatives enhance annual revenues which approach $1 million. Attractive bottom line. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367; jszefc@hvc.rr.com.

SC—Four Paper SC Group – three weekly newspapers in three contiguous counties and a shopper in an abutting county. Nicely profitable on revenues approaching $2 million. Digital revenues growing rapidly and contributing to bottom line growth. Located in markets significantly under-served by a daily newspaper; Contact: David Slavin, (201) 230-0848 or david8371@aol.com.

TN-Two adjudicated, paid circulation weeklies (one in county seat) in diversified rural Tennessee with easy access to metropolitan amenities.  Companion shopper assures market dominance.  Grossing $500,000-plus with 24 to 33 percent cash flow.  And that’s with absentee ownership.  Contact our colleague Dave Gauger for all the details; Gauger Media Service, Inc., dave@gaugermedia.com; Phone 360/942-3560.

TX-Under Contract. Incredible value. One of the finest weeklies in East Texas that every week publishes a newspaper in the best tradition of community journalism, that helps lead the freedom of information battle in the state and that is dropping high margins to the bottom line is for sale. This rural, county seat weekly has a significant, stable revenue stream and additional opportunities not fully developed. Contact Ken Amundson (970) 215-3060; kenamundson@outlook.com.

TN–A Must See. Niche publication in metro area of the scenic hills of East Tennessee. Owner says sell. Great for mom and pop or to add on to existing company. Call Peter Neill, (734) 891-3008; peter.neill@comcast.net.

Vermont family media group newly on the market, dominated by various print publications including an award-winning popular weekly newspaper (paper of record in its town) and monthly magazine which generate 70% of annual company revenue. Other successful non-print products featuring a variety of events can be included in sale. Revenues approaching $1 million, with strong cash flow. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367 or Jszefc@hvc.rr.com.

West Coast- Well established West Coast multimedia company dominating dynamic markets with two adjudicated weeklies, augmented with non-duplicating shopper and monthly community newspaper.  All supported by highly successful full service digital and commercial printing service and sophisticated central web printing operation.  Three-year annual average gross $3.2-million consistently generates 18 to 24 percent cash flow.  Publisher retiring with strong staff in place.  Contact: Dave Gauger, Gauger Media Service, Inc., dave@gaugermedia.com; Phone 360/942-3560.

Western U.S.  New Listing.  One of the top regional Business publications teamed with award winning digital platform.  It’s all here.  Serving strong, vibrant markets.  Excellent staff in place.  Contact: Ken Amundson, (970) 215-3060; ken.amundson@outlook.com.

Northwest Calling Check out these outstanding properties.  This adjudicated weekly is an attractive option for journalists and sales reps weary of the constant fear of downsizing.  This weekly’s five-year history of revenue growth has even more growth potential for sales oriented owner.  For $200,000 you can reclaim control of your future while enjoying a Northwest community with superior lifestyle.  . Two paid weeklies — both adjudicated — with 3,000 combined circulation supported by well-equipped and maintained web press line.  Selling for three-year annual average of gross revenue.  Strong market in beautiful Northwest. For further information on these properties contact our colleague- Dave Gauger, Gauger Media Service, Inc., dave@gaugermedia.com; Phone 360/942-3560.

 SOLD. SOLD.WI-New Listing–Top Notch Award Winning 7,800 circulation weekly and 30,000 circulation TMC in western Wisconsin. Gross revenue of $2.5 million. Contact Julie Bergman (218)230-8943 or julie@wiktel.com.