Sahaj Kaur Kohli, Jules Terpak, Elaine Welteroth and Damon Young beef up The Washington Post’s advice offerings



The Washington Post is giving readers more ways to get the relevant advice they’re looking for by introducing columns of Sahaj Kaur Kohli from Brown Girl Therapy, Jules Terpak, TikTok content creatoraward-winning journalist Elaine Welterothand author and columnist Damon Young. This significantly expands The Post’s advice offerings, which include writer Carolyn Hax’s column, and introduces a new roster of personalities who represent the diverse backgrounds and backgrounds of Post readers and are ready to weigh in on issues affecting readers’ lives today, including mental health, race, identity, digital literacy and more.

“As well as being a destination for the biggest news stories of the day, an essential part of The Post’s mission is to help our readers in their daily lives. Advice has long been a key example of this and a valued feature, making it a natural space to grow our offerings,” said Neema Roshania Patel, Managing Editor of the Next Gen Audience Development Team. from The Post. “We look forward to seeing how our readers interact with these news columnists and are excited about the potential they bring to help us connect with younger, more diverse audiences.”

Readers can expect the columns to start running the week of August 15th.

Sahaj Kaur Kohli, MA, NCC, mental health professional and author of the Post’s Ask Sahaj column focuses on promoting mental health for people with bicultural identities and immigrant parents. Kohli is the creator of Brunette girl therapy and the author of the forthcoming book, “But What Will People Say? On Navigating Mental Health as a Child of Immigrants. His column covers identity, relationships, mental health, work-life balance and the dynamics family.? Ask Sahaj here.

Jules Terpak is a content creator that understands the tensions, pitfalls and joys of the internet. She will write a weekly column exploring how technology intersects with digital culture and the lives of her readers. Have a question about how to approach TikTok? Need advice on browsing online? Ask Jules here.

Elaine Welteroth will write a bi-weekly column on big changes, whether in work, in relationships or in culture. Welteroth is the author of “More than enoughand is currently a judge on Bravo’s new Project Runway. She is the former editor of Teen Vogue and taught a Master class on the career transitions that started in 2021. Need advice on how to pivot your life? Ask Elaine here.

Damon Young, whose pointed arguments can already be found weekly in The Post magazine, will write a new weekly column on dealing with uncomfortable situations, helping readers navigate issues around parenting, etiquette, race and any weirdness the world throws at them. He is the author of “What doesn’t kill you makes you blacker“and the creator and host of a podcast with Crooked Media,”Stuck with Damon Young.” Need help with a complicated situation or an uncomfortable question? Ask Damon here.


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