The One Show

The One Show is one of the most prestigious awards competitions in advertising, design, interactive and branded entertainment. Judged every year by top industry professionals, a Gold Pencil is the ultimate symbol of creative excellence.

The One Show 2020 is officially open for entries! With new categories, a restructuring of disciplines and more flexibility with campaigns, there are more opportunities to win a coveted One Show Pencil than ever before!


2016 One Show Direct Jury

Vanessa Fortier

SVP Creative Director

The Martin Agency

Richmond / US

Vanessa Fortier joined The Martin Agency in 2010. Currently, she’s the Creative Director on Benjamin Moore inspiring multi-disciplinary teams to create award-winning integrated campaigns, including the recent Red Sox effort that earned a Silver Titanium Lion at Cannes this year. Previously, Vanessa was Creative Director on Walmart, leading the retailer to win its first major awards at the 2012 One Show.

Before coming to Martin, Vanessa worked ten years at Saatchi & Saatchi as Creative Director primarily on the global accounts Olay, Iams, and Eukenuba. A graduate of The University of Texas, Vanessa landed her first job at Leo Burnett, where she cut her teeth on McDonald’s, P&G, Kellogg’s and Hallmark.




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