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.

2006 One Show Judges

Janet Kestin

Ogilvy & Mather


Co-Chief Creative Officer She's worked at Y&R, Leo Burnett and Ogilvy, twice. Her work with partner, Nancy Vonk has made appearances in Cannes, One Show, CA, Clio and London International awards shows. They've also been recognized by Archive, Adweek, and Advertising Age magazines. They have led the Toronto creative department since 1998. Janet has judged many shows including Communication Arts, Canada's Bessies, Applied Arts and Marketing Awards. She's chaired the Extras Newspaper Awards. Her work for Dove is part of the permanent collection in the Royal Ontario Museum. Janet and Nancy have a popular international online advice column, 'Ask Jancy', on In 2005, Adweek Books published 'Pick Me', their book based on the column.




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