The One Show

The One Show is one of the most prestigious awards competitions in advertising, design, interactive and branded entertainment. Judged every year by top industry professionals, a Gold Pencil is the ultimate symbol of creative excellence.

The One Show 2020 is officially open for entries! With new categories, a restructuring of disciplines and more flexibility with campaigns, there are more opportunities to win a coveted One Show Pencil than ever before!


2017 One Show Radio Jury

Logan Allanson

Creative Director



Learning quickly an economics degree wasn't for him Logan found his calling in advertising. He graduated from Vega, Jo’burg in South Africa and has since worked for some of the world’s top networks and agencies in South Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

He is currently the Creative Director of OgilvyOne Dubai and together with his incredibly talented team has created a number of highly successful campaigns in the last few years.

He’s won more than 240 international and regional awards, including Grands Prix at London International, New York Festival and Dubai Lynx, as well as metal of every colour from the One Show, Clio, Cannes Lions, D&AD, Effies and the highly acclaimed, 4A’s Jay Chiat Awards for strategic excellence.

He strongly believes that creative ideas can change the world and it’s this ideal that lies at the heart of everything he does.

He is an avid collector of marbles, yo-yo’s, vinyl records and prefers Bovril over Marmite.




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