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.


2010 One Show Radio Judges

Mary Knight

EVP, Group Creative Director


Chicago, IL

As executive vice president, group creative director in DraftFCB's Chicago office, Mary Knight oversees the creative direction of the DiGiorno Pizza, Sharpie, Motorola, and Qwest accounts while thinking, creating and mentoring ideas that permeate the clients' brand.

Mary's career in advertising began as a copywriter at The Richards Group in Dallas more than 20 years ago. There she spent 12 years creating ideas for clients such as American Airlines, Pace Foods, Tabasco and GTE. She joined Draftfcb Seattle in 1995 and was an integral part of the pitch teams that won many of the agency's accounts, including Hewlett-Packard Supplies and Washington State Tourism. Mary was also responsible for leading 360-degree creative solutions for all of the office's clients, spanning general, direct, interactive and other emerging platforms.

Mary's work has been honored at shows such as the Addys, Cannes, Clios, D&AD, and Effies, and she has been featured in highly-regarded publications including Communication Arts, PRINT, One Show Annual, Creativity Magazine, 1492 Cultura Creativa and Archive. Mary has served as a faculty member at the School of Visual Concepts-Seattle and has sat on juries for several prestigious awards shows - Communication Arts, The One Show Radio Jury, The Lotus Awards in Vancouver BC, the Eagle Awards in Mexico City and the National ADDYs.




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