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.


2014 One Show Design Jury

Pam Dorr

Executive Director

Hero Housing


Pam Dorr in an entrepreneur living in rural Alabama creating affordable housing and economic development. She runs 2 non-profits and 5 small businesses. She is busy creating others. Pam is the Executive Director of the Hale Empowerment & Revitalization Organization, Inc. (HERO) and Habitat for Humanity Hale County, Inc. As a grass roots non-profit, HERO creates community development opportunities that celebrate rural communities in the Alabama Black Belt. HERO builds affordable housing to help families achieve their dream of homeownership and economic development to create jobs and job training. Renovating abandoned buildings provides new life to downtown areas. Pam was the founder and now leads Habitat for Humanity, Hale County, Inc creating homeownership opportunities for very low-income families.

Pam grew up outside San Francisco and enjoyed a successful 18-year career in the apparel industry prior to dedicating herself to community development work. Joining Auburn University’s Rural Studio in 2003, she studied innovations in architecture as an Outreach Fellow and stayed in Hale County to found HERO Housing Resource Center at HERO in 2004 and Habitat in 2006. She has lead completion of over $15,000,000 in community development assets.




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