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Jessica Brunetto ’04

Jessica Brunetto has joined The Den, an independent boutique editorial house. 

Brunetto is best known for her work on HBO Max’s Emmy-winning ensemble comedy Hacks, starring Jean Smart and Hannah Einbinder. The second season premiered in May 2022. Her editing earned two Emmy® nominations in 2021 and 2022 for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Comedy Series.

Brunetto has described herself as “a self-professed queer comedy witch,” according to

Brunetto’s feature film credits include Sicko, nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Documentary, and Capitalism: A Love Story, both for documentary director Michael Moore; The Girl in the Book; The Wait; Zipper; Trek Nation; and They Came Together, starring Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler.

Brunetto has edited for multiple hit television series including Amazon’s reboot of A League Of Their Own, Broad City, Awkwafina Is Nora From Queens, American Vandal, Miracle Workers, Man Seeking Woman, Another Period, The Electric Company for PBS, and Jordan Peele’s The Last O.G.

Comedy specials like Ferrell Takes the Field, starring Will Ferrell, and Kristin Schaal: Live at The Fillmore; various episodic series and pilots for FX, Netflix, Funny or Die, Adult Swim, and Comedy Central; and All Flowers in Time, a short starring Chloë Sevigny, round out Brunetto’s cutting credits.

Brunetto’s film work has screened at Cannes, Venice, Sundance, SXSW, AFI Fest, Raindance Film Festival, and the New York Film Festival, among others. She was nominated for a primetime Emmy for her work on the pilot episode of Hacks.