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.

2020 One Show Public Relations Jury

Niamh Hughes

Senior Director, Communications


New York

Niamh is the Senior Director of Global Communications for Shutterstock Inc., a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services. In this role, she leads the company's corporate communications strategy including global PR and Social Media teams across multiple brands. Prior to joining Shutterstock, Niamh served as the Business and Community Development Manager at General Assembly where she managed the company’s 200+ entrepreneur co-working space in New York City. Before that, she gained over four years of experience in business development, recruitment and event management with start-ups in industries ranging from construction and recruiting to sustainable product design and digital media. Niamh has served as the Hub Curator and member of Global Shapers New York, an initiative of the World Economic Forum and for six years she was the New York ambassador for Sandbox Network, a global community that incubates exceptional young innovators under 30. Niamh's work in communications and media has earned her a "Champion of PR" award in the 2018 PR Week Hall of Femme and she was listed as one of "50 People in NYC's Tech Scene that you Need to Know" by TNW.

Niamh is fluent in German and holds a BA in European Business & German from Dublin City University and a Diplom in International Business Management from ESB Reutlingen (European School of Business).




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