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AL—A Must See. Two dynamic weekly newspapers with a shopper close to a major market, revenue around $1.4 million providing $130,000 cash flow, also property available for lease or purchase for $195,000. Or add this to our other group listings for a cluster with rapid expansion possibilities. For information on this confidential listing contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email@example.com.
AL–What a cluster. In Lower AL we have Ten (10) weekly publications with 3 shoppers (3 groups + 1 individual), together they would make a strong group. There are two presses included, plus property that can be purchased or leased. Together they provide around $4.15 million revenue and $863,000 in cash flow. The publications are less than one hour to three hours apart. One of the publishers has expressed interest in running a group like this, so you could have a strong local leader. For information on these confidential listings contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or firstname.lastname@example.org
AL– Four weekly newspapers with two free shoppers with positive cash flows in lower Alabama. Strong cash flow 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org
AR- New listing – Two weekly newspapers with combined revenues of $365,000 producing a cash flow of $116,000. This is could be an expansion of your group or the start of your own group. There is a combined paid circulation of 4900. There are two parcels of real estate also available for lease or purchase. Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email email@example.com
Arizona–New Listing. Call me about this terrific group. Great market. Strong revenues and cash flow. Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CALIFORNIA – New Listing. Southern California bi-weekly grossing about $400,000 in a beautiful community reliant upon the newspaper and its website for its news and advertising. Owners are incentivized to sell. Community growth makes this a super opportunity for an addition to a group or as an owner-operated property. Contact Dave Gauger (email@example.com) or Ken Amundson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
CALIFORNIA – New Listing. Family operated cluster of three newspapers in central California, generating about $750,000 in annual revenue, seeks new owner as retirement looms. Great opportunity for another family to prosper or for an addition to a group interested in clustering for efficiency and for revenue growth. Contact Dave Gauger (email@example.com) or Ken Amundson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
California-Popular parenting magazine reaching across multimedia platforms — 65,000 print edition supplemented by another 10,000 monthly readers of its eMagazine. Company provides advertisers 14 online marketing options including analytic reports on page views, click-throughs and impressions. Serving healthy Southern California market. Annual gross approaching $1 million. Contact: Dave Gauger,Gauger Media Service, Inc., email@example.com, (360)942-3560.
New Listing…Colorado based magazine publisher wishing to move on to the next phase of life seeks to sell multiple titles. Company is structured efficiently, resulting in excellent cash flow. Markets covered are in some of the fastest growing areas of the country with diverse, stable economic outlooks. Contact Ken Amundson, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Colorado Weekly – County seat, award-winning weekly in one of the most beautiful areas of the state and nation is now available. This publication stands by itself now for its current owners, or it could be added to a group. For either type of owner, expect to feel connected with the community being served. Contact Ken Amundson, email@example.com, (970) 215-3060.
Colorado Magazine Group. Excellent feature products serving strong growth markets. Terrific owner-operator or group opportunity. Contact: Kean Amundson, firstname.lastname@example.org, (970) 215-3060.
FL Panhandle – NEW LISTING – Seminole fans — own your own community weekly in the shadow of FSU. Long established paid-circ broadsheet serving highly desirable small town community. Be your own boss and enjoy the Florida sunshine. For information, call David Slavin, 201-230-0848.
FL – SOLD. – 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.
IOWA – SOLD…Pair of community weeklies in southeastern Iowa. Motivated seller. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943, email@example.com
Louisiana- New Listing. Long established paid weekly in parish seat, 3,925 circulation and revenue approaching $600K. This is a highly respected publication that would fit well into a strategic buyer’s portfolio or as a stand-alone. Fast-growing area with high demographics. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Louisiana — New Listing. Two well-established free-circulation weeklies in fast-growing area. Both are mailed to all households and businesses for a total of 33K. Annual revenue gross of more than $850K. Excellent stand-alone operation or addition to a a strategic buyer. These are the dominant print products in their markets. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or email@example.com.
Maryland–A must see. Western weekly is one of the top papers in the state. Strong market position. Oustanding news product. Serving strong market. Revenues in the $1 million range. Contact: Larry Grimes, firstname.lastname@example.org or David Slavin, Dslavin@mediamergers.com for all the details.
Missouri-New Listing-Two well-established free-circulation weeklies adjacent to metropolitian city. One paper is 95 years old; its sister weekly established in 2001. Both are the dominant weeklies in their markets with combined gross revenue of approximately $400K. Could be added to an existing group or operated independently. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or email@example.com.
MN-SOLD- Small weekly newspaper just south of the Twin Cities in beautiful lakes area. Owner is very motivated and it is priced to sell. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943, firstname.lastname@example.org
MN- Superb Weekly in Prime Lakes Country in Minnesota. Gross revenue approx. $400,000 with nice profit margin. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943, email@example.com
MN- SOLD-Excellent County Seat Weekly in Central Minnesota. Grossing $600,000 with excellent return. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MO — New listing – Bi-weekly regional business magazine covering portions of three states. Long-established publication that is the only dedicated business-to-business publication in the region. Total revenue of $300K with definite growth possibilities in both advertising and event revenue. Could be added to an existing group or operated independently. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or email@example.com
MS- SOLD. Small weekly newspaper weekly paper published on Fridays. It is tabloid-sized and averages 16 pages a week with revenue around $90,000, cash flow of about $40,000 and growth opportunities – great for an owner/operator or an addition to group. For information on this listing contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOLD…MS—New Listing – a Weekly newspaper published on Wednesdays with a quarterly magazine, combined revenue around $115,000 and growth opportunities that include a large Hispanic market – great for an owner/operator or an addition to group. For information contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email@example.com.
MOUNTAIN WEST – Regional Business Group. Print revenue, web revenue, sales of digital services and a robust event marketing operation make this property, grossing over $4 million in 2015. An incredible opportunity. Contact Ken Amundson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Montana—New Listing— weekly newspaper with multiple revenue streams located in an outdoor playground. Sellers are preparing for retirement and ready to hand off a high-performing operation that has an operating margin of about 30 percent. Contact Ken Amundson, email@example.com.
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; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com
New Listing North Carolina –Twice Weekly north central newspaper with revenues over $1 million a year located near several metro markets but with no other newspaper competition in the market. A must see. Contact: Kevin Hoppes, firstname.lastname@example.org or at 570-818-7036.
NC- Western NC Community Weeklies near Asheville. – nice group in one of the “10 Most Beautiful Places in America” (Good Morning America). These newspapers provide a strong cash flow. Perfect for an owner/operator or group seeking to expand. For more information, call David Slavin, (201) 230-0848; DSlavin@mediamergers.com.
Nebraska. NEW LISTING! Pair of Strong Community Newspapers (one is a county seat newspaper) in Nebraska, includes website and e-editions already in place. Excellent building with living quarters that could be owner occupied or income producing apartment. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943, email@example.com
SOLD. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNDER CONTRACT. 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, email@example.com.
New York (Lon Island)–New Listing. Historic weekly, one of the oldest in the state, and two sister weeklies are newly on the market. Community demographics unparalleld. Award winner in recent New York Press Association judgings. Revenues of $650,000. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367.
NY upstate daily-New Listing– Published six days a week with paid circulation of 7,000+. Same family ownership for well over 100 years. Located in college town which doubles as a county seat. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367.
NY free weekly newly on the market and located on Long Island circulates in well-known upscale summer communities. Outstanding demographics year-around. Circulation/distribution exceeds 15,000. Revenue tops $800,000. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367.
New York– New Listing. Upstate suburban free weekly for over 50 years newly on the market reaching nearly 34,000 homes in dynamic market. Revenues approaching $1.5 million. Current owner looking to retire. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOLD New York—Region’s largest monthly boating magazine/newspaper 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.
Central NY – A Must see!! Weekly group with strong cash flow appealing to independent owner or group buyer. Nine-time winner in current NY Press Association Better Newspaper competition. Beautiful lakes setting in an engaging and enlightened two-college county seat community with strong and stable 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.
NC Coastal – Media of record countywide paid circ weekly. Broadsheet format, paywall community website. Includes beach tourist pub. Historic county seat setting between two booming metro markets. Profitable and growing. Give me a call – David Slavin, 201-230-0848.
Northwest U.S. Newspaper clusters with shared administration, composition and cross selling produce enhanced margins, but they often take years to build. Here’s an opportunity to immediately reap increased profits with six award-winning non-daily newspapers dominating dynamic West Coast markets. Each newspaper posting healthy cash flow from combined revenue of more than $5 million. Contact: Dave Gauger,Gauger Media Service, Inc., email@example.com, (360)942-3560.
OH–Highly successful well run group of central Ohio print publications with a print shop and complete full service digital agency. This property would be a great addition to an existing operation or as a standalone operation. The group has seen steadily increasing revenue with year over year revenue exceeding $8,000,000 in 2015, up from $7.3 million in 2013– all that, plus good margins make this a great find or addition. Contact Kevin Hoppes at 570-818-7036 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
OH-West Central Weekly. Great free distribution, 99% carrier delivered, 28,000 weekly circulation newspaper group serving the community for almost 50 years, with CVC audit showing them reaching over 83% of readers in the market. Steadily increasing revenue year over year which includes legal notices. Revenue exceeding $1,350,000 in 2015 with nice profit margin and projected to grow a conservative 5% again in 2016. Also available is an 8,700 SF building with 5 private offices appraised at $260,000. For more information Contact Kevin Hoppes at 570-818-7036 or email email@example.com.
PA (Central) Weekly–Long established weekly newspaper located along the I-15 corridor with revenues over $300,000 a year and positive cash flow. A nicd owner-operator situation. Contact: Kevin Hoppes, firstname.lastname@example.org or at 570-818-7036.
Rhode Island— SOLD. 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; email@example.com.
Northeast SC – Cash cow! Spectacular 3-weekly community group plus shopper combo along high growth I-95 corridor. $1.5 million in projected annual ad sales – with nearly $300k cash flow. Updated websites. Call David Slavin, 201-230-0848.
SOLD. NEW LISTING! South Dakota: Group of four small community newspapers in eastern South Dakota. Real estate included. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southwest. New listing: Long-established free-circulation weekly covering five communities in rapidly growing Southwest metro area. More than 70K distributed weekly. Nice profit on projected revenues of $2.5 million and strong editorial content. Largest circulation newspaper in its coverage area. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or email@example.com.
TN– A great buy in Eastern TN – a strong weekly newspaper with revenues over $650,000 that provide a solid cash flow of $130,000. Owner ready to sell. This publication would make a great add-on to a group or an ideal owner-operator purchase. Beautiful mountain area to live in. Contact: Lewis Floyd, (850) 532-9466 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Vermont–New Listing-Free distribution sister weeklies in western Vermont are newly for sale in one of the top markets in the state. Revenues approaching $600,000. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367.
WA- Northwest-Newspaper clusters with shared administration, composition and cross selling produce enhanced margins, but they often take years to build. Here’s an opportunity to immediately reap increased profits with six award-winning non-daily newspapers dominating dynamic West Coast markets. Each newspaper posting healthy cash flow from combined revenue of more than $5 million. Contact: Dave Gauger,Gauger Media Service, Inc., email@example.com, (360)942-3560.
Western U.S. City magazine company now available. This robust, diversified company operates in one of the most vibrant and growing areas of the country with significant upside. Content is spectacular. Ad count grows with the market. Property could be added to a group or operated independently by an owner/operator. Contact: Ken Amundson, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Western U.S. SOLD. 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; email@example.com.
WV (Eastern) Panhandle – Multi-award winning paid-circ community weekly serving highly desirable WV market. Broadsheet format featuring local-local must-read content. State-of-the-art online/social media presence. Tons of advertisers. $500k+ annual sales and strong cash flow. The real deal. Call David Slavin, 201-230-0848.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.