Newspapers For Sale

Newspapers For Sale

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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, 330 682-3416

West

CA – New listing. Pacific coast weeklies operated as a small group for sale. Operation generates about $3M annually and drops a half million to the bottom line. Extremely well run. Contact Ken Amundson at (970) 215-3060 or Dave Gauger at dave@gaugermedia.com.

Idaho – New listing. 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 Ken Amundson at (970) 215-3060.

CO – New Listing. Cohesive group generating in excess of $4 million in revenue, exceptionally well managed that provides  a strategic platform for someone wanting an opportunity that won’t be available long. Contact Ken Amundson at 970-215-3060 or kamundson@mediamergers.com .

CA – 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 (dave@gaugermedia.com) or Ken Amundson (kamundson@mediamergers.com).

CO – 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 Ken Amundson, kamundson@mediamergers.com (970) 215-3060, for more information.

CO – Magazine Group. You gotta check this out. Excellent feature products serving strong growth markets. Terrific owner-operator or group opportunity. Contact: kamundson@mediamergers.com, (970) 215-3060.

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, kamundson@mediamergers.com.

Midwest

New listing in Illinois – Pair of strong weeklies in Illinois. Management staff in place and $1.4 million in gross sales with healthy cash flow. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943, jbergman@mediamergers.com

OPPORTUNITY AWAITS! 5 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

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

New listing in North Dakota If you love walleye fishing you will LOVE this location! Pair of two weekly newspapers in North Dakota. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943, jbergman@mediamergers.com

New listing in South Dakota Group of 5 strong strong legacy weeklies in eastern South Dakota. Revenues near $600,00 with nice cash flow. Owner is ready to retire. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943, jbergman@mediamergers.com

Northwest Ohio – Monthly, free distribution specialty publication, 23,000 distribution with 1,300 outlets, $400,000+ gross revenue, 30%+ earnings (after generous owner salary!). Medical/healthy living focus. Contact Ken Blum, Senior Associate, 330 682-3416 – kblum@mediamergers.com

Midwest Printing plant.  Fantastic opportunity to acquire nicely profitable major printing lant within easy reach of Chicago. Large base of stable accounts.  Attractive seller financing available.  Contact: Joe Bella, (574) 262–8228.

NE – Award winning, respected group of community newspapers in Nebraska, 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 or jbergman@mediamergers.com

Southwest

TX – New Listing…Award-winning Texas Panhandle weekly. Serving stable market with solid demographics. Annual revenues just under $400K. Nice cash flow margin. Strong opportunity for both a strategic publisher and owner-operator. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or garyb@mediamergers.com

TX – New listing: Group of Texas weekly and semi-weekly newspapers, all paid. Includes real estate and a printing plant. Grossed $2.7 million in 2018 with little or no print competition in multiple adjoining counties. Ideal for a strategic buyer or someone ready to purchase a solid group. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or gborders@mediamergers.com

TX – Two well-established paid Central Texas weeklies grossing nearly $700K. High-quality properties in one of the fastest-growing counties in Texas. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or garyb@mediamergers.com to find out more.

New listing: Two East Texas weeklies for sale. Well-established and stable markets. Ideal for strategic buyer or owner-operator. Together they gross more than $500K. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or gborders@mediamergers.com

TX – New listing: Group of Texas weekly and semi-weekly newspapers, all paid. Includes real estate and a printing plant. Grossed $2.8 million in 2017 with little or no print competition in multiple adjoining counties. Ideal for a strategic buyer or someone ready to purchase a solid group. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or gborders@mediamergers.com

TX – Two well-established paid Central Texas weeklies grossing nearly $700K. High-quality properties in one of the fastest-growing counties in Texas. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or garyb@mediamergers.com to find out more.

New listing: Two East Texas weeklies for sale. Well-established and stable markets. Ideal for strategic buyer or owner-operator. Together they gross more than $500K. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or gborders@mediamergers.com

Louisiana — Check this out. Two free-circulation Louisiana weeklies near metro area. Both provide total-market coverage in the communities served. Grossing more than $700K with a total distribution of 33,000. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863.

TX – East Texas twice-weekly paid newspaper with gross over $500K. Long-standing publication serving several communities. Very profitable. Could be an add-on to an existing group or a stand-alone for an owner-operator. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or garyb@mediamergers.com.

TX – New Listing…Award-winning Texas Panhandle weekly. Serving stable market with solid demographics. Annual revenues just under $400K. Nice cash flow margin. Strong opportunity for both a strategic publisher and owner-operator. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or garyb@mediamergers.com.

There’s A Whole Lot to Like in Alabama. We have several outstanding weekly group and standalone papers available in highly attractive markets in Alabama. Let’s chat about these terrific opportunities. Contact: Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466.

Northeast

NEW LISTING –  NJ – 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 of the publications, and their associated websites, have strong community presence. Company revenues in the $4 million range with above-average cash flow. Contact John Szefc at 845-291-7367; jszefc@mediamergers.com.

NEW LISTING – PA sister weeklies in Philadelphia concentrating on political, governmental and community news are newly on the market. These unique freely distributed publications have revenue exceeding $600,000 and generate a positive bottom line. Call John Szefc (845) 291-7367; jszefc@mediamergers.com.

NEW LISTING – PA historic weekly owned by same family for nearly 50 years newly on the market. A consistent performer generating annual revenues of $1.2 with ancillary income from regional magazines playing a role. Paid circulation of over 15,000 makes this weekly dominant in its market. Contact John Szefc (845)-291-7367; jszefc@mediamergers.com.

NEW LISTING – East Central NJ – Turnkey paid-circ small town community journalism at its very best. A must-read in a growing, high traffic Jersey shore market. $700k+ annual sales – with outstanding cash flow. Optional recently renovated office building. Contact David Slavin at 201-230-0848 for more information.

MA – Weekly new to the market in well-known county with 4,700 paid circulation and revenue in $1 million range. Twenty-seven year record of publishing award-winning local and regional news. Strong profit performance. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367; jszefc@mediamergers.com.

MA – Newspaper group newly on the market, has roots dating back to the late 1700s. Four publication group includes a 3,000 circulation daily, two weeklies and a shopper located in suburban communities which flank a large New England city. Perfect for group or individual buyer. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367; jszefc@mediamergers.com.

PA – Terrific shopper group located in south central PA. Long established, strong paper with TMC coverage to over 50,000 homes.  Excellent cash flow.  Contact:  David Slavin, (201) 230–0848.

MA weekly in well-known county with 4,700 paid circulation and revenue of $1 million. Twenty-seven year record of publishing award-winning local and regional news. Strong profit performance. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367.

NY Finger Lakes– 10 newspaper 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 $1.2 million range. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367.

Check out what’s available down south—

NEW LISTING – Southeast GA. – Two historic paid circ community weeklies – both newspapers of record for their respective jurisdictions. Hyper-local coverage featuring countywide distribution. Turnkey operation includes thriving commercial printing concern plus real estate option. Outdoor lifestyle in a highly desirable recreation/vacation region. For more information, call David Slavin, 201-230-0848.

NEW LISTING – Coastal SC – Terrific, must-read hyper-local community weekly located in a historic island setting. A booming prime tourist destination, complete with Antebellum mansions and dominant nearby military presence. Set your sights and high expectations on what has been named the “Best Small Southern Town” — this is a one-of-a-kind opportunity. For information, contact David Slavin at 201-230-0848.

Northeast SC – Near Myrtle Beach. Cash cow! Terrific 3-weekly community group plus shopper combo along high growth I-95 corridor. Record-setting year with $1.5 million in annual ad sales – $300k cash flow. Updated websites. Turnkey operation. Contact David Slavin, 201-230-0848.

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KY – weekly newspaper, property for sale of lease – with revenue around $150,000.  Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466.

Southeast

AR – NEW LISTING – Local weekly newspaper with monthly magazine showing revenue of $401k, cash flow of $26k.    Property available for lease that has open space to lease for additional income. Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466

AL – Two weekly newspapers with a free shopper and a legal website. Combined revenue of about $1.2mil revenue with cash flow of $119k. Property available for lease or purchase. Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466

AL – Weekly newspaper with revenue of $503k and average cash flow of $156k, this site has a press and prints other papers as well. Also has shopper. Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466

AL – Weekly newspaper with revenue of $334k, average cash flow of $45k. contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466

AL – Three Weekly newspapers and a shopper with revenue of $1.1 million, cash flow of $232k.  Press included and property available for lease or purchase.   contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466

AL – Weekly newspaper with revenue of $268k, average cash flow of $33k. contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466

AL – Five weekly newspapers with two free shoppers, and a press. Combined revenue of about $2.3 millions with cash flow of $351k.  Synergies should increase cash flow to $455k. Property available for lease or purchase. Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466

AL – Two weekly newspapers with a free shopper. Combined paid circulation and shopper’s distribution for a reach of 15,000 in SE Alabama and NW Florida, includes a web press and other printing equipment. About $813k revenue with cash flow of $184k. Open to a lease / purchase management agreement. Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466

AR – Weekly publication with revenue of $150k, cash flow of $60k.   Office is leased.  Asking $107,500. Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466

AR – Local weekly publication with revenue of $155k, cash flow of $70k, asking $129k. Property available for lease or purchase for $94k that has rental income and open space to lease. Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466

MS – Statewide Magazine with revenue of $75k.  Lots of opportunity. For information on this confidential listing contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466

MS – Outstanding local weekly newspaper with property available for lease or purchase.   Producing revenue of $369k providing a cash flow of $74k.   For information on this confidential listing contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466

MS – UNDER CONTRACT – Local weekly newspaper with property available for lease or purchase. Asking $100k for publication, revenue of $168k, cash flow of $87k.   For information on this confidential listing contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466

MS – Strong local  weekly newspapers with combined revenue of $1.5 million and cash flow of $228 thousand, with property available for lease or purchase. For information on this confidential listing contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466

SOUTHERN OFFERING – Well-known, family-owned paid weekly newspaper serving one of South Carolina’s booming suburban markets. Excellent earnings. Owners retiring. Contact Ken Blum, Senior Associate, (330) 682-3416 – kblum@mediamergers.com

Louisiana — Check this out. Two free-circulation Louisiana weeklies near metro area. Both provide total-market coverage in the communities served. Grossing more than $700K with a total distribution of 33,000. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863.

Northeast SC – Near Myrtle Beach. Cash cow! Terrific 3-weekly community group plus shopper combo along high growth I-95 corridor. Record-setting year with $1.5 million in annual ad sales – $300k cash flow. Updated websites. Turnkey operation. Contact David Slavin, 201-230-0848.

NEW LISTING – Southeast GA. – Two historic paid circ community weeklies – both newspapers of record for their respective jurisdictions. Hyper-local coverage featuring countywide distribution. Turnkey operation includes thriving commercial printing concern plus real estate option. Outdoor lifestyle in a highly desirable recreation/vacation region. For more information, call David Slavin, 201-230-0848.

MS – Group of four (4) strong local weekly newspapers with revenue of $1.65 million and cash flow of $258 thousand. There are, several publications with property available for lease or purchase. For information on this confidential listing contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466

There’s A Whole Lot to Like in Alabama. We have several outstanding weekly group and standalone papers available in highly attractive markets in Alabama. Let’s chat about these terrific opportunities. Contact: Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466.

NEW LISTING – Coastal SC – Terrific, must-read hyper-local community weekly located in a historic island setting. A booming prime tourist destination, complete with Antebellum mansions and dominant nearby military presence. Set your sights and high expectations on what has been named the “Best Small Southern Town” — this is a one-of-a-kind opportunity. For information, contact David Slavin at 201-230-0848.

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.