Got a confidential news tip for NPR?

At NPR, we welcome your news tips. Here’s a guide to getting in touch with our newsroom and how to share sensitive information. SecureDrop: SecureDrop is a secure, encrypted system that allows you to send confidential information to the NPR newsroom about a story you think is important and needs to be told. We use Tor anonymity software, whi...

How do I submit books or music for review?

Please address your book or CD to a specific NPR program at: 1111 North Capitol St, NE Washington, D.C. 20002 If you wish to submit material to multiple programs, you will need to mail each program separately. For music submissions, you may also send an email to All Songs Considered with a link to your favorite original song. This should be a li...

How do I send a story idea or press release?

Use the NPR contact form to email NPR with your story idea or press release.

How do I submit a puzzle idea?

Use NPR's contact form to submit a puzzle idea to Will Shortz.

How do I submit my puzzle answer?

You can submit your answer to Will Shortz's most recent puzzle here. To learn the current Sunday Puzzle challenge, or to browse our extensive archives of past challenges, visit the main Puzzle page. We encourage you to review the Sunday Puzzle rules.

Who can I contact if I am a freelance illustrator?

We do sometimes seek out freelance illustrators and we’ll be happy to take a look at your work. You can email our Multimedia team with a link to your website. We ask that you do not send attachments. Please also understand that we do not offer status updates or confirmation notices. A staff member will contact you directly if they wish to reach o...

Tiny Desk Contest FAQ

How do I know if I'm eligible to enter the Tiny Desk Contest? To find out if you (or your video) are eligible to win the Contest, you can take the Tiny Desk Contest eligibility quiz. Can I enter the contest with more than one band? Yes. One artist may participate in multiple videos, either as a member of two or more distinct bands, or as both a...