Summer time intern joins newsroom – Mariposa Gazette


Brianna Maietto

Brianna Maietto

A younger go-getter just lately joined the Mariposa Gazette workers.

Brianna Maietto plunged into the world of group journalism final week. Earlier than her junior 12 months begins at Mariposa County Excessive College, Maietto will work part-time for her native newspaper this summer time, choosing up expertise that would in the future information her skilled path.

“I like to attract loads, and I like to color,” defined Maietto, 16. “However I didn’t wish to at all times do it on paper. I wish to do some digital, and we discovered that graphic design, you are able to do it digitally. And it sounded cool to me.”

She’s going to work carefully with Gazette graphic designer Ruth Fissel within the coming months to hone her creative creativity. The pair will lay out pages, create ads and convey the paper’s visible route to life.

Maietto can even write tales, take pictures and ship papers.

“Working on the native newspaper is mostly an eye-opening expertise for anybody, and this can be no totally different,” stated Nicole W. Little, the Gazette’s proprietor and writer. “We would like her to see all points of this enterprise, from precise interviews and writing to how the newspapers are delivered to the newsstands. This internship will present her with that invaluable expertise.”

The talents she leaves her internship with may form the Bear Valley lady’s future. Whereas Maietto hasn’t formally picked a profession, the graphic design and structure industries are on her radar.

She hopes to finish her internship with a greater understanding of graphic design, the internal workings of a newspaper — and the way these parts intersect.

“We’re actually happy to have the ability to provide an internship to an area pupil from Mariposa County Excessive College,” stated Greg Little, editor of this newspaper. “Internships are essential for younger folks to have the ability to get a style of what’s like within the enterprise world, particularly the world of small enterprise.”

Making artwork fills Maietto with peace and happiness. She is her kin’ go-to artist and is thought for filling relations’ properties with superbly painted landscapes and animal portraits.

Along with portray and drawing, Maietto is getting ready to indicate a pig named Flo on the upcoming Mariposa County Honest. She loves kicking round a soccer ball and watching cartoons like Tom and Jerry and Spongebob Squarepants.

She is goal-oriented and takes pleasure in reaching good grades.

“When you have a dream, fulfill it,” Maietto stated in a message to readers. “You are able to do it. Simply strive your finest. There’s at all times ups and downs to it, however so long as you strive, you’ll do nicely.”

Maietto is the daughter of Joseph and Rebecca Maietto. She has a brother, Cameron, 19. All of them help her creative goals, as does her uncle, Brian. Her grandmother, Debbie, has additionally had a profound impression on her life.


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