Got a Confidential Tip for Variety?

Do you have the next big story? Want to share it with Variety? We want to hear it.

Our submission form is completely confidential. Your name and email are not required to submit, but the strongest news tips include suggestions on how to obtain documentation or evidence that would substantiate the story.

Messages are reviewed regularly, but we cannot promise an individual response.

Ways to Provide News Tips

Tipline Form

Send an email directly to


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Other inquiries:

Scroll through our About Us page to find a specific reporter or editor.

US Mail

  • Los Angeles:
    Confidential Tips
    11175 Santa Monica Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90025
  • New York:
    Confidential Tips
    475 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10017


  • London – Mail:
    Daily Variety Media Limited
    Confidential Tips
    11 Golden Square
    London W1F 9JB

Steps You Can Take to Stay Anonymous

  • Don’t contact us from your home or work computer or internet connection. Use a public wi-fi network in an area where your screen is not visible to security cameras.
  • Use separate accounts from the ones you usually use for email, Google, social media, etc. for contact and browsing activity related to your tip. Consider downloading Tor browser and using a secure operating system like Tails.
  • Avoid personal communication with us via email, phone or social media. Someone investigating a leak may be able to discover you by tracing your habits.
  • Delete everything. Erase documents, web history, messages, proof of contact, do not keep trails of communication or activity anywhere that is normally accessible.
  • Don’t tell anyone that you’re a source.