Whitehouse Post has hired editor Lucas Spaulding to its Los Angeles office. An industry veteran known for his comedic timing, Spaulding joins Whitehouse Post following a six-year stint at Spot Welders. During his career, Spaulding has worked on many campaigns including Wrigley “No Dummy” directed by Craig Gillespie for Energy BBDO, Boost Mobile “Garage Sale” directed by Rocky Morton for 180 LA, and Fed Ex “Great Idea” directed by Frank Todaro for BBDO NY which received a Silver Lion award at Cannes. His clients include Verizon, Fox Sports, Wrigley’s, Taco Bell and Wells Fargo.
Upon graduating from Berkeley, Spaulding took a job as a production coordinator at Hal Riney where he was first exposed to editorial. This interest led to a brief assistant producer role at Mad River Post before he relocated to New York in 1998. Spaulding began his editorial career at Vito Desario and Mackenzie Cutler where he worked his way up to editor. After returning to his native L.A. in 2003, he worked at Cosmo Street and Bug Editorial prior to joining Spot Welders in 2008. In addition to commercial work, Spaulding has edited numerous films. The short mockumentary The Majestic Plastic Bag created by DDB Los Angeles and narrated by Jeremy Irons was screened at Sundance in 2011.