November 16th, 2015
Episode 1269 of 3875 episodes
This week's guest judge is John Mescall, global executive creative director, McCann Worldgroup, New York - a position he has held since September 2014.Prior to this, he was chief creative officer of McCann Australia, based in Melbourne. Under John's leadership, McCann Melbourne became the world's most awarded agency, and the world's 3rd most awarded digital agency, in 2013.Honors include The Gunn Report Agency of the Year, D&AD Agency of the Year, Cannes Agency of the Year (Runner Up), AWARD Agency of the Year, Spikes Asia Agency of the Year and Campaign Brief Agency of the Year.As both a writer and a creative director, John has won 6 Cannes Grand Prix and nearly 40 Gold, Silver and Bronze lions. Black and Yellow Pencils at D&AD, One Show Best of Show, and multiple Clio, Spikes, LIA and Webby awards. His work has also been housed in London's Design Museum.He has served as a jury member or Jury President at all the major shows, including Cannes, D&AD, One Show and LIA.John was named in the 2013 Creativity 50: AdWeek's annual listing of the world's 50 most influential creative thinkers and doers, and Business Insider recently ranked him the 8th most creative person in advertising worldwide.