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 Film & Video Jury

Paul Shearer

Great Guns


Paul joined Wunderman Thompson as Creative Officer – Global Clients in October 2021 to bolster Wunderman Thompson’s creative momentum and drive inspiration across the network’s roster of global clients. He works closely with Global Chief Client Officer, Caroline Foster Kenny, and Global Chief Creative Officers, Daniel Bonner and Bas Korsten, and sits on the network’s Inspiration Council which aims to drive creative excellence across the network. Prior to joining Wunderman Thompson, Shearer served as CCO and creative council chairman of BBDO across the EMEA region. A Scottish native, Shearer is best known for his work on Nike, working with sports celebrities at various agencies, and has previously worked for Bartle Bogle Hegarty London, Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam, Ogilvy and was a founding partner at the global agency Nitro, having led global clients such as Nike, Coke, Masterfoods and Volvo. These experiences have involved him in work that has won more than 70 Cannes Lions, including the Middle East’s first ever Grand Prix, as well as more than 40 D&AD pencils, and a plethora of One Show pencils and Clio trophies. His work for Nike is displayed in the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and topped the music charts in more than 250 countries in the world. Based in London, Paul believes in always bringing a different point of view to everything he does. His understanding of the global environment is something he has always thrived on. He is a passionate believer in inspiration over creativity as it leads to transformational ideas, and takes innovation and data very seriously and embrace all that is new in the world of technology.




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