Kelsey Media takes the helm at Fishing News


The world’s largest seafood news provider, IntraFish Media, has agreed to sell its UK weekly newspaper, Fishing News. The buyer is Kent-based Kelsey Media. The transaction was completed in London Wednesday April 29.

IntraFish Publisher, Pål Korneliussen said: “I’m very pleased to have found a new home for this fantastic newspaper as well as its staff. I’m confident that under Kelsey’s ownership Fishing News will remain faithful to its great heritage and its readers by continuing to be the voice of the fishing industry for years to come.

“We’d like to have Fishing News readers and advertisers over the years join us in wishing owners and staff bon-voyage on this next chapter in a history continuously written for over one hundred years. At the same time we’d like to thank the industry for its continued support.”

Kelsey Media CEO, Steve Wright said: “We welcome Fishing News into our business and are committed to maintaining both the quality and the frequency of this well respected weekly newspaper.”

Editor’s notes:

Kelsey Media publish more than 40 regular frequency magazines in the UK, including a number of market leading specialist weekly and fortnightly newspapers.

For future Fishing News enquiries please contact:

Simon Hyland, 01732 445327,
David Lerpiniere, 01732 445326,

Subscriptions, 0845 241 5159

Editorial and other enquiries
Steve Wright, 01959 541444,

Pål Korneliussen of IntraFish can be contacted on, + 47 5521 3300