Bi-coastal creative editorial boutique, jumP, bolsters its expanding roster with the addition of talented editor Katie Cali, who joins its LA office.
To her new role, Katie brings over a decade of experience working across countless national campaigns for world-class brands including Google, Samsung, Jaguar, Reebok, UPS, Toyota, and Mazda to name a few. She initially cut her teeth at full-service production studio, Optimus, where she built a strong portfolio across both short form and long form during her eight years there. Prior to joining the jumP team, Katie edited freelance with numerous agencies, including Funny or Die, 72andSunny, Saatchi & Saatchi, BBH, and Havas Edge, and with a variety of clients ranging from world-renowned tech brands to Truth Anti Smoking.
As a former competitive athlete, she channels this same drive and collaborative spirit to her role as editor. Katie’s rich understanding of creative and technical facets of editing allows her create highly-resonant works that draw out raw emotion. Katie attributes her love for classic movies for inspiring her to get into editing.
Katie comments: “jumP have always been an acclaimed post house on both coasts and have such a great range of work. I felt that their style and vibe was a great fit for me. I’m lucky to be surrounded by such talented people. I’m excited to be a part of this team and collaborate with other creatives who have the same passion to create meaningful content.”
Executive producer of jumP LA, Therese Hunsberger, comments: “Having worked together with Katie at Optimus, I am thrilled to have her on my team at jumP. She is an extremely talented editor and collaborator, and her passion for the craft shines through in her work. The addition of Katie strengthens an already strong roster of creative talent at jumP.”
jumP supports Free The Bid’s pledge for equal opportunity in the global advertising industry – with jumP editors Katie Cali, Kadie Migliarese and Kristin Yawata all being part of the #freethebid initiative.