Newspapers For Sale

Newspapers For Sale

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Digital Media Services Company–Specializing in media monitoring of newspaper, digital and broadcast content for large client base. Proprietary technology is also used to digitize and organize newspaper content from over 33% of all U.S. newspapers. The content is then mined to provide custom information to a wide range of B2B clients. Strong relationships with State newspaper Assns. Annual revenues over $1.5 million with consistent profitability. This is an ideal business for any media company (traditional or digital)—it is poised for significant growth. For more information, contact Gord Carley 705-772-8282; gcarley@mediamergers.com.

West

CA – 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 (dave@gaugermedia.com) or Ken Amundson (ken.amundson@outlook.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 (ken.amundson@outlook.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, ken.amundson@outlook.com (970) 215-3060, for more information.

CO – 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, ken.amundson@outlook.com, (970) 215-3060.

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

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., dave@gaugermedia.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, ken.amundson@outlook.com.

Midwest

MN – A real gem! Community newspapering at its finest! Award winning weekly newspaper with revenues topping $700K in Minnesota. Located in beautiful area with easy access to the amenities of the Twin Cities. Contact Julie Bergman, 218-230-8943.

MN –Group of great community  weekly newspapers plus shopper publication in Minnesota. Revenues north of $1.5 million. Great staff in place and well-respected in community with potential manager on board. Contact Julie Bergman, 218-230-8943.

IL – Group of four titles in Illinois. A great opportunity with very little competition and strong cash flow. Contact Julie Bergman, 218-230-8943 or jbergman@mediamergers.com for details.

IN – New Listing – Profitable century old, 5,000 circulation, 5-day newspaper for sale. A terrific daily in one of the fastest growing markets in the Midwest. Contact: Joe Bella, (574) 262-8228; jbella@mediamergers.com.

Midwest-based Jobboard and employment services company is selling its respected 20+ year old brand. This is a perfect add-on business for a newspaper publisher. This company focuses mainly on one state but has an opportunity to expand to other states. The business helps employers to find qualified talent –doing everything from the sourcing of prospective employees to even helping clients interview and vet candidates. It has revenues of $1 million and both revenues and profits are increasing. There is also room to grow within its current market as well as product-wise. For more information, contact Gord Carley 705-772-8282; gcarley@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 – Strong pair of legacy newspapers in communities near larger city in Nebraska. Contact Julie Bergman, 218-230-8943 or jbergman@mediamergers.com

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

NE – Pair of 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, jbergman@mediamergers.com

WI – Progressive and Profitable! Weekly newspaper with shopper and magazine in eastern Wisconsin. Profitable and has a strong web component. Gross revenues near app. $1.5 million. Contact Julie Bergman, 218.230.8943, jbergman@mediamergers.com

Southwest

Kansas: Five-day daily grossing $1 million. Sold. Attractive retail market. Ideal for either owner-operator or strategic buyer. Contact Gary Borders at gborders@mediamergers.com or 903-237-8863.

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 – Under Contract-Weekly group of five newspapers, with five-unit press. Annual revenues approaching $1.9 million. Little or no print competition. Contact Gary Borders at garyb@mediamergers.com or 903-237-8863.

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.

TX – Very successful monthly magazine distributed in more than 60 counties throughout East and Central Texas. The magazine, which focuses on country living and Southern cuisine, also has subscribers in an additional 80 counties and a couple dozen states, with a total distribution of 16,000. Currently grossing well over $400K. Could be relocated for a new buyer. Contact Gary Borders at 903-237-8863 or garyb@mediamergers.com for more information.

Northeast

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/VT – family group of two paid weeklies and three free direct mailed weeklies covering wide region of eastern portion of the state. Oldest paid weekly of the group first published in 1875. Company also annually publishes more than 35 specialty publications . Annual company revenues in the $2 million range. Strong bottom line. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367; jszefc@mediamergers.com.

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; jszefc@mediamergers.com.

NY – 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 jszefc@mediamergers.com.

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.

Plus…
KY -Two large weekly newspapers, commercial print shop, 4 radio stations
 and property – with revenue over $1.8 million and cash flow of $350,000, own these and you own a multi county market.  Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466.

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

Southeast

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.

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

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-NEW LISTING – A bi-monthly magazine, three weekly newspapers, three shoppers, with a press that has total distribution of 16580 plus magazine readership of 40,000. Combined revenue around $1.5 million providing $211,140 cash flow. Each office has property available for purchase – will consider lease. For information on this confidential listing contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or lfloyd@mediamergers.com

MS- NEW LISTING – Strong local weekly newspaper with extra local flair and ad sales in 3 larger surrounding markets. Generating revenue around $169,000 that provides $45,500 cash flow, main office has property available for lease or purchase. For information on this confidential listing contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or lfloyd@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.

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.

AL–Weekly newspaper and web TV
with revenue of $310,000, reduced purchase price of $195,000 that includes a two story office with living quarters on second floor. Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email lfloyd@mediamergers.com

AL – Three Weekly newspapers with a shopper with revenue of $1.3 million, cash flow of $290k. Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email lfloyd@mediamergers.com.

AL – Eight (8) weekly publications with 3 shoppers, a magazine, web TV, legal subscription service – combined these make a strong group. There are two presses included, plus property that can be purchased or leased. Together they provide above $4 million revenue and averaged $700,000 in cash flow over the last few years. The cash flow could reach $900,000 with synergies from existing duplicate operations. The group has 28,400 combined paid circulation and 34,000 shopper distribution. If you like local leadership, a strong local leader has expressed interest in running a group like this. For information on these confidential listings contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or lfloyd@mediamergers.com.

AL – A monthly magazine, a shopper, two dynamic weekly newspapers and a paid subscription e-newsletter for legal ads in a major market. Generating revenue around $1.4 million providing $220,000 cash flow, main office has property available for lease or purchase for $195,000. For information on this confidential listing contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or lfloyd@mediamergers.com.

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. About $1 million revenue with cash flow of $195,000. Sale includes real estate for lease or purchase, also includes a web press and other printing equipment. Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email lfloyd@mediamergers.com.

AR – New low price – two publications with revenue of $330k, cash flow of $135k, asking $315k, property available for lease or purchase, has rental income and space to lease. Other office is leased. Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email lfloyd@mediamergers.com.

KY – Two large weekly newspapers, commercial print shop, 4 radio stations and property – with revenue over $1.8 million, own these and you own a multi county market. Contact Lewis Floyd at 850-532-9466 or email lfloyd@mediamergers.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.