Young Ones Student Awards

The Young Ones competition is one of the most acclaimed advertising, interactive and design student competitions. It has a tradition of excellence dating back to 1986.

2019 Young Ones Brief Jury

Mietta McFarlane

Senior Copywriter



Mietta McFarlane hails from Sydney, Australia. After finishing a Fine Arts degree at the University of NSW, she completed AWARD school, Australia’s leading advertising course. A job at Droga5 Sydney, saw her work across a range of brands from Qantas Airlines, Coca Cola and Sunbeam Appliances. Three years ago she made the move to Droga5 New York. In her time here, she’s created influential and award winning campaigns for The New York Times, The Jed Foundation and Kraft. Her work has been featured in CNN, Buzzfeed, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Mashable and Creativity. Mietta was a Cannes Young Lion, a Semi-Permanent panelist, named one of B&T’s 30 under 30, and most recently landed a spot as The One Club’s Next Creative Leader.




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