Send investigative news ideas and tips to The Charlotte Observer team

Our investigative team of North Carolina journalists and watchdog reporters at The Charlotte Observer in Charlotte are dedicated to exposing corruption, wrongdoing and injustice.

Have a breaking news tip or investigative suggestion? Here are a few ways you can submit your tip:

Send your message


Have an investigative tip you want to keep discreet? We completely understand. Please follow these steps to remain anonymous. Our staff respects your desire to keep an investigative news tip private and will be happy to work with you using this method.

Traditional Mail

If you like, mail your submission in physically by addressing your envelope to:
The Charlotte Observer
550 S. Caldwell St.
Charlotte, NC 28230-0308