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

ALASKA DAILY – For a publisher or journalist who would like to operate a newspaper in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Smaller Alaska daily. Long-time publishers ready to retire. Contact Ken Blum, Senior Associate, 330 682-3416 – kblum@mediamergers.com

West

CO – New Listing. Weekly dropping a nice percentage to the bottom line. Owners plan to retire. Good value for a group or someone wanting to be their own boss. Contact Ken Amundson at 970-215-3060 or kamundson@mediamergers.com .

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 – 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, kamundson@mediamergers.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: kamundson@mediamergers.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, kamundson@mediamergers.com.

Midwest

NEW LISTING IN UPPER MIDWEST! Group of three newspapers with in-house web printing plant. Located in beautiful rural, tourist area. Management team in place. Gross revenues nearing $2 million with EBITDA app. 20% Julie Bergman, 218-230-8943

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

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.

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

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

New listing in Kansas. Two weeklies in the northeast part of the state grossing $360K. Dominant papers in county with little competition. Ideal for owner-operator or for a strategic buyer. Contact Gary Borders at gborders@mediamergers.com or 903-237-8863.

Texas — New listing: Long-established, paid twice-weekly with five-unit press and 8,500-square foot building. Gross revenue of $825K and circulation of 2,000. Attractive property for a strategic buyer or plenty of cash flow for a stand-alone operation. Contact Gary Borders at gborders@mediamergers.com or 903-237-8863.

Illness forces sale of two strong Northeast Texas paid weeklies. Gross revenue of more than $500K. Good addition for a strategic buyer or plenty of cash flow for a stand-alone operation. Contact Gary Borders at gborders@mediamergers.com or 903-237-8863.

SOLD. Small West Texas weekly with nearly 1,800 circulation. Average gross of $175K the past two years. Real estate included. Contact Gary Borders at gborders@mediamergers.com or 903-237-8863.

SOLD Kansas: Five-day daily grossing $1 million. 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 – 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

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.

CT – Weekly founded 65 years ago and newly on the market has revenues of $750,000, paid circulation of 4,400 and is newspaper of record in its town. Husband and wife owners are only third owners in the newspaper’s history. Founders were also husband and wife. Contact John Szefc (845) 291-7367; jszefc@mediamergers.com.

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

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.

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 – 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.

AL- Weekly newspaper and web Radio 
with revenue of $246k, reduced asking price of $195k 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 – 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 – asking $285k, two publications with revenue of $303k, cash flow of $108k, property available for lease or purchase that has rental income and open 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 – covering a multi county market with revenue over $1.8 million and cash flow of $350k. 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.