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Nicholas Young

Perspectives on family, disability, technology, and media.


Co-created in 2013 by Joshua Wentz and Nicholas Young, Dispatch touches almost every aspect of the modern artist’s career. Wentz, a label-owner and musician, brings a unique perspective from Chicago’s underground.

Know Who You Are

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Any creative, regardless of the medium they’re in, should understand the value of their talent and how to effectively market themselves. In a world where artists must juggle multiple disciplines, it’s important that they have a grasp of rudimentary business skills, in addition to mastering a specific craft.

In this broadcast, returning guest Charles Riffenburg shares a few examples from his work as a marketing and design consultant, and provides useful insight into the issues others might face when involved in similar projects.

If you, or someone you know makes a living from their art — this is an episode not to be missed.