The One Show

The One Show is the world's most prestigious award show in advertising and design. For over 50 years, the Gold Pencil has been regarded as one of the top prizes in the creative industry. The One Show has a rich legacy of honoring some of the most groundbreaking ideas, created by some of the most remarkable minds in creativity.

One Show 2023 Direct Marketing Jury

Britt Nolan

President/Chief Creative Officer

Leo Burnett


Britt Nolan is President and Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett Chicago. He first joined the agency back in 2009 as a copywriter with a passion for doing work that real people care about. At every step along the way, Britt has helped iconic brands form emotional connections that grow their businesses.    He introduced the world to “Mayhem” for Allstate, launched #DoWhatYouCant for Samsung with the help of a flying ostrich, invited America to “Drive a Firestone,” brought Coors Light some much-needed “Chill,” helped Country Time Lemonade win hearts and change laws, and put van Gogh’s bedroom on Airbnb.   His work has earned 50+ Cannes Lions, along with awards from the Effies, D&AD, ADC, One Show, Clios, London International and more. In 2019, Britt himself was inducted into AAF’s Hall of Achievement.   He also sits on the board of Marwen, a school that provides free visual arts education and college and career programming for Chicago’s young people.




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