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D.C. Area–Now Available. Outstanding long-established weekly group covers high demographic area.  Producing close to $1.7 million in revenues.  This is a perfect opportunity for a sales-oriented owner-operator.  Seller financing possible.  Contact:  Larry Grimes, (301) 253-5016;

AL– Four weekly newspapers with two free shoppers with positive cash flows in lower Alabama. Sgtronfg 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  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

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 ( or Ken Amundson (

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 ( or Ken Amundson (

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 – Pair of community weeklies in southeastern Iowa. Motivated seller. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943,     

ILLINOIS–Under Contract. 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

Maryland–New Listing. Western weekly is one of the top papers in the state.  Strong market position. Oustanding news product. Serving strong market.  Reveneus in the $1 million range.  Contact:  Larry Grimes, or David Slavin, for all the details.

Cape Cod, MA—Here’s the perfect opportunity to acquire a market leading publication, web sites and advertising/publication distribution business on the Cape.   It’s all here.  Long established products with outstanding revenue and cash flow.  Real estate that houses the business also available.  Very strong growth potential across all product lines.  Contact:  John Szefc, (845) 291-7367; for all the details.

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

MN-NEW LISTING! Superb Weekly in Prime Lakes Country in Minnesota. Gross revenue app. $400,000 with nice profit margin. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943,

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

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

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

MS- 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

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

MOUNTAIN WEST – Have you been reading the industry press lately? The experts say that diversified publications have the best chance for growth. Here’s a property already doing that: Print revenue, web revenue, sales of digital services and a robust event marketing operation make this property, grossing $4 million in 2014, an incredible opportunity. Contact Ken Amundson at

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

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,

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;

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 

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;

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

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,

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

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;

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 or

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;

Rhode Island— Under contract. 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;

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

NEW LISTING! South Dakota: Group of four small community newspapers in eastern South Dakota. Real estate included. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943,

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.,; Phone 360/942-3560.

TN First-time listed: Here is your opportunity to own the Mid-South market located in historic southwestern Tennessee. Prestigious award-winning weekly and county shopper with over 16,000 distribution. Building which comes with the sale offers outstanding revenue opportunities. Contact: Peter Neill at 734-891-3008 or

TN–A Must See. Priced to Sell.  Strong newspaper in metro area in 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;

TX–a NW Texas community publication, highly respected Weekly newspaper with revenue around $428,500 and circulation of 2,000 – property for lease.    For information on this confidential listing contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or

TEXAS – New isting. Cluster of North Texas weeklies in farm and oil country. The publications routinely achieve about a 40 percent margin. They can be added to an existing group or operated independently. Contact Ken Amundson at

Vermont suburban award-winning popular weekly newspaper (paper of record in its town) newly on the market. Revenues will reach $400,000 this year with profitable bottom line. Weekly is part of a larger company operation which owners have decided to keep.  Call John Szefc (845) 291-7367.

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.,; Phone 360/942-3560.

Western U.S.  Under contract.  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;

Western U.S.- 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.,; 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