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Braddock At The Beacon – Previous & Current Paige
Famed College of Tennessee alumna and former UT Day by day Beacon contributor Paige Braddock will sit for a virtual Q & A session held by UT’s Delight Middle on November 2, 2021. As a little bit of a preview Paige recently answered some questions from present Day by day Beacon Editor-in-Chief Sarah Rainey.
Who’re you, and what’s your present career?
My identify is Paige Braddock, and I’m the Chief Artistic Officer for Charles M. Schulz’s studio in northern California (Snoopy and Charlie Brown). The studio oversees the licensed merchandise and animation primarily based on the “Peanuts” cartoon.
When did you attend UT Knoxville, and the way lengthy had been you on the Beacon? What place did you maintain when you had been right here?
I used to be at UT from 1981 to 1985 the place I earned a level in High-quality Artwork with a spotlight in illustration. I used to be on the Beacon throughout my whole time at UT. “Sadie” was a each day comedian that I created for the Beacon’s comics web page.
What has been probably the most impactful or inspiring second in your skilled profession?
Getting the possibility to work with one in every of my cartoonist heroes, Charles M. Schulz. After working in journalism for 12 years, I moved to California to work with Schulz. The studio was a really inspiring place to work, and I believe the standard of my comedian work improved due to his affect and encouragement.