The Pitch, a free alternative newspaper in Kansas City, is being considered for sale by its Tennessee-based owners, which announced the sale of another publication on Thursday.
Identities of the prospective buyers have not been disclosed.
Founded as a music publication in 1980, The Pitch offers a mix of in-depth and social-scene urban journalism.
The Pitch has been a property of SouthComm Inc. in Nashville, Tenn., since it purchased the publication in 2011 from Village Voice Media Holdings. Village Voice had bought the The Pitch in 1999.
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Blair Johnson, chief operating officer of SouthComm, responded to inquiries Friday with an email.
“We cannot comment on the Pitch since a transaction has not officially closed,” his email said.
SouthComm’s properties include other local newspapers and business-to-business publications. On Thursday, SouthComm sold its Washington, D.C., weekly, called Washington City Paper, to businessman Mark Ein, according to the Washington Post.