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January 9, 2013 at 9:59 AM

Seattle Weekly sold to Sound Publishing

The Seattle Weekly was sold to Sound Publishing by Village Voice Media Holdings, the two companies announced Wednesday

Terms were not disclosed. Village Voice Media also sold another of its alternative papers, SF Weekly, to the San Francisco Examiner.  The Examiner is controlled by British Columbia newspaper publisher David Black, whose Black Press owns Sound Publishing.

Sound Publishing has 36 daily, weekly and monthly community newspapers and magazines, and publishes the Little Nickel Classifieds in western Washington and northern Oregon.

The Weekly, founded in 1976, will remain based in Seattle. Sound Publishing has offices in Bellevue and Poulsbo.

“The addition of the Seattle Weekly to Sound’s print and digital portfolio is very exciting,” said Sound Publishing vice president Josh O’Connor in a press release. “The Weekly opens up many possibilities for readers, advertisers and the communities that we serve

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