Question: How does an advice column on the Internet work?

An advice column is a column in a question and answer format. Typically, a (usually anonymous) reader writes to the media outlet with a problem in the form of a question, and the media outlet provides an answer or response.

How do you get an agony aunt?

How can I get a job as an Agony Aunt? There are four general routes in: Journalist route โ€“ either through being on staff at a magazine where youre required to answer problems, or through making a career as a columnist who answers peoples problems (such as Irma Kurtz โ€“ Cosmopolitan, or Deirdre Sanders โ€“ The Sun).

How do I get a job as advice columnist?

To start off as an Advice columnist, you will need good writing skills and a basic understanding of human nature besides an interest in social work. So, apply for a Bachelors degree in relevant subjects, like Journalism, Communications, Psychology or Social work to get the right education for fitting the job role.

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