Main phone numbers: 202.334.6000 or 800.627.1150.
Address: The Washington Post, 1150 15th Street NW, Washington DC 20071
How do I contact Washington Post writers or editors?
Clicking the byline of any piece on washingtonpost.com will take you to that writer’s archive page, where you should see an e-mail link.
To reach a Post senior editor, you can use the links below:
Martin Baron, executive editor
Kevin Merida, managing editor
To reach a particular news department, you can use the e-mails and phone numbers at the bottom of this post.
How do I pass along a news tip?
If it's a local breaking news story, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the local news desk at 202.334.7300. (For fires, robberies, accidents involving injuries, etc., please call the proper authorities first.) If the story is not a breaking news story, use the relevant e-mail address or phone number at the bottom of this post and describe your story in detail.
How do I send a news release?
News releases should be e-mailed to the appropriate department listed below. Please include the full name and address of your organization; the name, phone number and e-mail address for the person to contact for more information; today’s date and the date the story may be printed. And please be prepared to provide additional information if a reporter calls.
Local: email@example.com or 202.334.7300
National: firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.334.7410
Business: email@example.com or 202.334.7320
Sports: firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.334.7350
Foreign: email@example.com or 202.334.7400
Lifestyle: firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.334.7535
Obituaries: email@example.com or 202.334.7389
Books: firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.334.7882
Food: email@example.com or 202.334.7575
Health: firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.334.5031
Travel: email@example.com or 202.334.7750
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