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Mark Cheng: Mastering Your Craft and Side Hustle Into A Career

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Mark is a force in the technology and media world. He has 20 years of experience in the industry and spent 13 years at Viacom's Nickelodeon network including his time as VP and GM of Noggin, Nickelodeon’s Direct to Consumer platform. And while accomplishing all of this, he collaborated with GI Joe Comic Writer, Larry Hama, on a feature film that went on to be distributed by Sony Pictures Entertainment.

On this episode, Mark walks Kazuki through his journey during the early days of creating content as well as running an Emmy award-winning team in the same company they've worked in and talks about what it takes to pursue your side hustle into a career.

Mark Cheng is an award-winning content creator, current Vice President of Content at The Specialists and former executive of Nickelodeon. For more information, please check his website here: http://www.markcheng.com



Stories For You is hosted by Kazuki Akiba and produced by Kazuki Akiba and Reed Yurman. Additional dialogue written by Tiffany Khuu and Nicole Bernardo. It is edited by Kazuki Akiba, John Lanternier, and Nicole Bernardo. Khari Johnson and GrayLaptop mixed this episode. Music by Graylaptop.



Special Thanks to Killa Hertz Productions for the studio recording and space in LA.

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