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TSA answers questions from news media representatives about TSA news and activities.

During regular business hours, journalists may contact the media line at (571) 227-2829.

Hours of Operation

Weekdays: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET

Breaking News

After regular business hours for breaking news and emergencies only, journalists can contact the duty press officer at (877) 632-7327.


TSA does not prohibit photographing, videotaping or filming at security checkpoints, as long as the screening process is not interfered with or slowed down. Please do not film or take pictures of the monitors. While TSA does not prohibit photographs at screening locations, local laws, state statutes, or local ordinances might. Taking photographs may also prompt airport police or a TSA official to ask your purpose.

Contact Press Office

Email Press Office
(571) 227-2829
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET