2017 One Show Print & Outdoor Jury

Steve Persico


Leo Burnett


Steve has been with Leo Burnett for eleven years, his entire career. He has won virtually every national and global award in that time and been ranked the number one copywriter in Canada by Strategy Magazine on numerous occasions.

Steve has helped Burnett Toronto establish themselves as a top agency in the world. #3 Agency in the World (2015, Ad Age). #1 Agency in Canada (2014 & 2015, The Gunn Report). Agency of the Year (2014 & 2015, Strategy Magazine). Agency of the Year (2015, Marketing Magazine).

He’s worked with IKEA, Procter and Gamble, Bell, Enbridge, Kellogg’s, James Ready Beer, Molson Coors, Raising the Roof and more.

After writing all day at work Steve retreats to his home to write some more. He is forever finishing his first book and handcrafting typographic posters.




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