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- 4The Guardian: editorial departments and desks
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- 6Guardian Foundation
- 7Report a suspected security vulnerability
- 8Back issues and circulation
- 9Advertisers, sponsorship and e-commerce
- 10Press office
- 11Freelance contributions
- 12Employment and work experience
- 13Content distribution and syndication
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How to contact editorial departments and desks
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To contact any member of staff
Individual staff, whether editorial or commercial, can be contacted using this email format:
Letters to the editor
Letters for publication should be sent to these addresses. The sender’s full postal address and phone number are required, for verification only:
Corrections and clarifications of editorial content – the readers’ editors
It is the policy of the Guardian and the Observer to correct significant editorial errors and handle editorial complaints as soon as possible. The readers’ editors are independent internal ombudsmen and can be contacted as follows:
Elisabeth Ribbans – Guardian global readers’ editor
Guardian readers’ editor page
Please note that queries about subscriptions, vouchers, reader offers, advertising, marketing and other non-editorial areas are not handled by the readers’ editors. These should be addressed to the relevant non-editorial departments. Story suggestions should also be sent to the relevant editorial departments.
Legal complaints should be addressed to our Editorial Legal Services department at: Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9GU
For more information about moderation and to contact the moderation team, please see this page.
The Guardian: editorial departments and desks
Arts desk: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Books competitions and events: firstname.lastname@example.org
[This address is used for correspondence about online competitions, poetry workshops, and the like. For all other emails about books, see Review, below]
Business desk and financial staff: email@example.com
Consumer desk: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Consumer investigative column in weekly Money section email@example.com
Education desk: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Environment desk: please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Film desk: email@example.com
Foreign news: see international
G2 (features) desk: firstname.lastname@example.org
International news desk: email@example.com
Law desk: firstname.lastname@example.org
Media Guardian: email@example.com
Money personal finance section: firstname.lastname@example.org
News desk, for UK national news: email@example.com
Notes and queries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Obituaries desk: email@example.com
Opinion desk: firstname.lastname@example.org
Personal finance: see Money and Consumer
Pictures: for emails from readers, agencies and PRs email@example.com
Pictures: for advisories on film openings, PR openings and similar: firstname.lastname@example.org
Political staff: email@example.com
Readers’ editor: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sport desk: email@example.com
Technology desk: contacts can be found at Technology editorial team contacts
Travel desk: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Observer: editorial departments and desks
Consumer investigative column: email@example.com
Food Monthly: firstname.lastname@example.org
Letters to the editor: email@example.com
Travel: see Escape TV and radio firstname.lastname@example.org
The Guardian Foundation is an independent charity which supports media under threat, promotes diversity in the media and empowers children and young people to engage with the news.
Report a suspected security vulnerability
If you spot a potential security vulnerability in the Guardian’s websites and apps, or suspicious Guardian emails/articles/endorsements, we’d be grateful to hear from you. Please send an email to email@example.com with the subject line “Suspected security vulnerability”. If possible, include screenshots in your description. We may contact you for more details. Thanks for your help.
Please note we do not operate a bug bounty or responsible disclosure program at present.
Back issues and circulation
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Advertisers, sponsorship and e-commerce
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If you have a question or concern about an advert on the site please report the problem here.
If you are a journalist with a media inquiry, please visit the press office page for the relevant contact information.
If you would like to contribute freelance content, please ensure you have read our Contributors’ guide.
Story pitches should be sent to the relevant editorial department, as listed above.
Any queries you have relating to the freelance charter, or other terms and conditions for the supply of content to GNM, should be directed to our Rights department at email@example.com
Employment and work experience
If you are interested in working for Guardian News and Media, please see our dedicated careers site at theguardian.com/workforus. All current work experience and internship schemes are detailed on this site under the “Other opportunities” heading.
Content distribution and syndication
For permission to re-publish Guardian or Observer content, or acquire a licence to re-distribute our content, please visit our Syndication website.
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