The One Show

The One Show is the world's most prestigious award show in advertising, design and digital marketing. For over 40 years, the Gold Pencil has been regarded as one of the top prizes in the creative industry. The One Show has had a rich legacy of honoring some of the most groundbreaking ideas, created by some of the most remarkable minds in creativity.

2019 One Show Integrated - Experiential & Immersive Jury

John McKelvey

Founder, Executive Creative Director


New York

John McKelvey is an Emmy award-winning, Executive Creative Director and Co-Founder of JohnXHannes New York. John was the number one ranked creative director by the One Club in 2015 before founding his agency in 2016. JohnXHannes New York works at the intersection of entertainment and advertising. Their first feature film Corazon premiered globally at Tribeca Film Festival as a finalist. They are US small agency of the year and their work has been featured in the New York Times, Time Magazine, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Wall Street Journal, and on CNN, ABC, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Late Night with Seth Meyers.

John has been honored by the United Nations and awarded the highest industry accolades for both creativity and effectiveness. JXH recently won the Cannes Lions Grand Prix, Best of Show at the One Show, multiple Webby Awards, The Grand Clio for Branded Entertainment, D&AD Pencils, and multiple Gold Effies. John is based in Brooklyn, New York.




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