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.

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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