37+ Best InDesign Newspaper Templates

The golden age of broadsheets may be long gone, but making your own newspaper has never been easier – or more fun. This carefully curated list of InDesign templates makes producing newsstand-ready layouts quick & simple. Gone are the days of starting from scratch.

We've reviewed hundreds of newspaper templates, and these are the very best that we found. All come in InDesign format.

There's both tabloid and broadsheet layouts as well as traditional and modern styles. So whether you're working on a client brief or college project, you're sure to find a template you like.

Easy to edit and ready to print, there's no reason to not give them a try. Especially so if you're working on a newspaper themed project.

Why Use InDesign Newspaper Templates?

Adobe InDesign is the print industry's go-to tool for producing print layouts. Its lightweight filetype makes a breeze of handling large documents with hundreds of pages. This makes Adobe InDesign the perfect tool for working on newspapers.

Furthermore, InDesign's powerful typography tools enable print designers to create advanced paragraph layouts. Similar features are not available in other design tools like Photoshop and Illustrator.

So skip the planning phase and jump straight into design. Here's our favourite InDesign newspaper templates available online:

Dive into our list of the Best Newspaper Templates for Adobe InDesign:

1. Tabloid Newspaper Layout

Tabloid Newspaper Layout

Tabloid Newspaper Layout

Here’s an 11 x 17-inch layout ready for those scandalous tidbits, complete with a bold red and white logo for that extra pop.


2. Vintage Retro Style Newspaper Layout

Vintage Retro Style Newspaper Layout

A classic tabloid-style template featuring bold headlines for content that stands out.


3. Newspaper Design Layout

Newspaper Design Layout

Adobe InDesign Newspaper Design Layout

Add a creative and modern twist to the news with this tabloid-style template. All 12 pages are printable in RGB color format.


4. Old and Classic Tabloid Newspaper Layout

Old and Classic Tabloid Newspaper Layout

Adobe InDesign Old and Classic Tabloid Newspaper Layout

A fresh and well-organized newspaper template with just the right classic touches. Comes in a 11 x 17-inch format with eight pages in CMYK color.


5. Modern Newspaper Design Layout

Modern Newspaper Design Layout

Adobe InDesign Modern Newspaper Design Layout

Flex your creative muscles with this fresh and funky template. Blue and red headlines help make your images and content stand out more.


6. Tabloid Newspaper Layout Template

Tabloid Newspaper Layout Template

Tabloid Newspaper Layout for Adobe InDesign

A sleek yet simple 14-page template in legal layout. Offers everything you want in a newspaper minus the fluff.


7. Classy Newspaper Template

Classy Newspaper Template

Adobe InDesign Classy Newspaper Template

A straightforward A3-size layout with 20 pages in CMYK color. A great choice if a classy, no-nonsense template is what you’re after.


8. Outdoor and Travel News Layout

Outdoor and Travel News Layout

Outdoor and Travel News Layout for Adobe InDesign

Perfect for creating adventurous travel and outdoor lifestyle newspapers. A fully-editable template in tabloid-style layout with 18 pages and CMYK color.


9. Newsletter or Magazine with Teal Accents

Clean Fashion Magazine Layout

Clean Fashion Magazine Layout for Adobe InDesign

Subtle teal accents throughout give this A4-size layout a trendy, modern look. You’ll get 16 pages in CMYK color.


10. Green Newspaper Layout

Green Newspaper Layout

Green Newspaper Layout Template for Adobe InDesign

Expressive green accents help accentuate what’s important in your newsletter. Features 11 fully editable tabloid-style pages in CMYK color.


11. Minimal Newspaper Layout with Yellow Accents

Minimal Newspaper Layout with Yellow Accents

Minimal Newspaper Layout with Yellow Accents

This 15-page template stands out with its minimalist design, punctuated by vibrant yellow highlights for greater impact.


12. Classic Newspaper Template

Classic Newspaper Template

Classic Newspaper Template for Adobe InDesign

With 16 different layouts to choose from, five unique front page layouts, a double spread option and interview column, this 16-page template is perfect for any news.


13. Newspaper Layout Template

Newspaper template

Newspaper template for InDesign

Less is more with this simple yet elegant newspaper layout. Available in CMYK color mode.


14. InDesign Newspaper Template

InDesign Newspaper Template

InDesign Newspaper Template

This fully editable A3-size newspaper template features CMYK color and a 3-mm bleed. Enjoy the essentials, but with a fresh, modern twist.


15. Classic A3 Newspaper Template

Classic A3 Newspaper Template

Adobe InDesign Classic A3 Newspaper Template

Here’s a proven format with 20 pages and automatic page numbering. Works with InDesign CS4+ and Affinity Publisher.


16. DailyPaper Newspaper Template

Daily Paper Newspaper Template

Daily Paper Newspaper Template for Adobe InDesign

This broadsheet-sized template offers four pages in four distinct layouts, each with a different color theme. Print ready in CMYK color mode.


17. Natural Beauty Newspaper Template

Natural Beauty Newspaper Template

Natural Beauty Newspaper Template for Adobe InDesign

Elegant, sophisticated and print ready in CMYK color. A perfect newspaper template for beauty-oriented newspapers.


18. Newspaper Template for InDesign

Newspaper Template (INDD)

Newspaper Template for InDesign

A striking newspaper template with elegant fonts and a straightforward layout.


19. Professional Newspaper Template in InDesign

Professional Newspaper Template in InDesign

Professional Newspaper Template in InDesign

Bold headlines and eight separate layouts make this eight-page A3-size template highly versatile for your needs.


20. Mirror Newspaper Template

Mirror Newspaper Template

Mirror Newspaper Template for Adobe InDesign

Here’s a colorful 14-page newspaper template featuring 14 unique layouts and three distinct front page layouts, all in CMYK color.


21. Classic Beauty/Financial Newspaper Template

Classic Beauty/Financial Newspaper Template

Classic Beauty/Financial Newspaper Template

A luxurious newspaper template that’s ideal for beauty and financial news. Print ready in CMYK color mode.


22. Classy Newspaper Indesign Template

Classy Newspaper InDesign Template

Classy Newspaper InDesign Template

This 20-page template comes in three unique styles to suit your needs. Features automatic page numbering, plus you can export to PDF for digital editions.


23. The Digital Newspaper

Digital Newspaper InDesign Template

Digital Newspaper InDesign Template

A template that’s at home in print or on your tablet. Available in three styles, all in 1536 x 2048 resolution for Retina displays.


24. Classic A3 Newspaper Template

Classic Newspaper Template for Abode InDesign (INDD)

Classic Newspaper Template for Abode InDesign (INDD)

A classy, no-frills template that works well in print or digital. Includes three styles and automatic page numbering.


25. Elite Newspaper Template

Newspaper Elite InDesign Template

Newspaper Elite InDesign Template

A clean and vibrant template that includes 16 fully editable pages, optimized for 300 DPI printing.


26. Compact Newspaper-Template

Compact Newspaper-Template

Compact Tabloid Newspaper Template

Here’s a carefully crafted 24-page tabloid-style template with everything you need, including master pages, grid guides and styles.


27. New Classic A3 Newspaper Template

New Classic A3 Newspaper Template

New Classic A3 Newspaper Template

Get back to the basics with this A3-size newspaper template. Features 20 pages, automatic page numbering and compatibility with Affinity Publisher.


28. Multiformat Newspaper Template

Multiformat Newspaper Template

Multiformat Newspaper Template

Available in your choice of A3 and A4 format with easily editable text and colors.


29. 16-Page Newspaper Design v1

16 Page Newspaper Design v1

16 Page Newspaper Template for InDesign [VERSION 1]

A professional multipurpose newspaper template you’ll love. Comes in A3 size with a 3-mm bleed, CMYK color mode and 300 DPI resolution.


30. 20-Page Newspaper Design v3

20 Page Newspaper Design v3

20 Page Newspaper Template for Adobe InDesign [VERSION 3]

A flashy, modern newspaper template in A3 size with a 3-mm bleed, CMYK color mode and 300 DPI resolution.


31. Broadsheet Newspaper Template

Broadsheet Newspaper Template

Broadsheet Newspaper Template for InDesign

Broadsheets aren’t dead! They’re here in this 24-page template, complete with master pages, grid guides and styles. Easy to edit and print.


32. Old Style Newspaper Template

Old Style Newspaper Template

Old Style Newspaper Template for InDesign

Go back in time with this traditional newspaper template, available in 11.25 x 17.25 inches + bleed in CMYK color mode.


33. Newspaper Template (12 Pages)

Newspaper Template (12 Pages) for InDesign

Newspaper Template (12 Pages) for InDesign

A simple tabloid-style newspaper template that works well in both print and digital formats. Also includes an old paper background.


34. Contemporary Design Newspaper Template

Contemporary Design Newspaper Template

Contemporary Design Newspaper Template

This clean design is high on readability and low on frills. Perfect for delivering straightforward content.


35. Modern Tabloid Newspaper Layout Template

Modern Tabloid Newspaper Layout Template

Modern Newspaper Template for InDesign

Liven up your news with this modern tabloid-style template. Includes 12 ready-to-print pages in CMYK color mode and Adobe TypeKit fonts.


36. Modern INDD Newspaper Template

Modern INDD Newspaper Template

Modern INDD Newspaper Template

Here’s a full-featured INDD template that includes 26 easy-to-edit pages with several unique layouts. A vibrant choice for newsreaders everywhere.


37. Multipurpose Newspaper InDesign Template

Multipurpose Newspaper InDesign Template

Multipurpose Newspaper Adobe InDesign Template

Strong headlines and well-organized sections make this newspaper template a versatile choice.


 

Final Thoughts on the Best Adobe InDesign Newspaper Templates

We’ve only scratched the surface when it comes to Adobe InDesign newspaper templates. Our showcase is only a small sample of the templates that are available. The above picks caught our eye thanks to their great design and time-saving versatility. But eye-grabbing visuals aren’t the only consideration when choosing your next template.

Don’t overlook InDesign’s ability to save clean, readable PDFs. The PDF format makes it easy for digital readers to enjoy your end product on their mobile devices.  

John Justus

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