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Fernando Machado, head of brand marketing of Burger King. © .
#OneShow2018: SA EXCLUSIVE with Burger King!

In an exclusive interview, Ann Nurock talks to Fernando Machado, head of brand marketing for Burger King. Winner of the coveted Penta Pencil and Client of the Year at the recent One Show awards...

By Ann Nurock 16 May 2018

#OneShow2018: The power of creating your own female tribe
#OneShow2018: The power of creating your own female tribe

Three top creative directors, Amee Shah (Droga5), Justine Armour (72andSunny) and Laddie Peterson (Wieden + Kennedy New York) together with I-Hsien Sherwood (Ad Age) discuss, "The power of creating your tribe" at The One Club's Creative Summit...

By Ann Nurock 11 May 2018

Lauren Bloom is a junior designer at Superunion in Johannesburg.
#OneShow2018: SA's bronze student campaign winner

Lauren Bloom and the AAA School of Advertising CT have been awarded 2 Bronze Cubes at The One Club for Creativity Student ADC awards...

By Ann Nurock 9 May 2018

Kevin Swanepoel, CEO of The One Club for Creativity.
#OneShow2018: Better representation across the board

As The One Club for Creativity's Creative Week 2018 gets underway, I sit down with CEO Kevin Swanepoel for a catch-up on their developments over the past year...

By Ann Nurock 8 May 2018

#YouthMonth: Serena-Marie Van der Nest the ‘Young One'
#YouthMonth: Serena-Marie Van der Nest the ‘Young One'

It was in a food aisle at a local Woolies where Serena-Marie Van der Nest had an epiphany that she wanted to become a graphic designer...

By Jessica Tennant 30 Jun 2017

Haviland and Van der Nest.
#OneShow2017: Dream come true for SA's Young Ones Portfolio winners

It was a really exciting night for South Africa at The One Show Young Ones Awards, where for the first time ever, South Africa took home three awards...

By Ann Nurock 10 May 2017

Kevin Swanepoel, CEO of the One Club for Creativity.
#OneShow2017: Kevin Swanepoel on forming a global community for creative individuals

I chatted to Kevin Swanepoel, CEO of the One Club, ahead of One Show Creative Week, live in New York...

By Ann Nurock 10 May 2017

Michael Farmer of Farmer & Co, author of Madison Avenue Manslaughter.
#OneShow2017: Michael Farmer on fixing the problems in ad agencies

I chatted to Michael Farmer of Farmer & Co, author of the bestseller Madison Avenue Manslaughter and numerous articles on the state of the advertising industry, at the One Club's One Show Educators' Summit, part of their Creative Week...

By Ann Nurock 9 May 2017

Chowles presenting at the One Club’s One Show Educators’ Summit, part of Creative Week 2017.
#OneShow2017: Ross Chowles on keeping students' attention

I chatted to Ross Chowles, our own South African born and bred ex-creative director of The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town, now an advertising lecturer at Michigan State University, at the One Club's One Show Educators' Summit as part of their Creative Week...

By Ann Nurock 9 May 2017

Chris Garbutt © –
TBWA's top tactics

I met with Chris Garbutt, global creative president of TBWA, to talk about the success of TBWA SA at the One Show Awards held in New York City last week..

By Ann Nurock 20 May 2016

Anna Qvennerstedt © –
Throw away titles

Instead of the current focus on creative titles, agencies should create an environment for ideas to thrive. - Anna Qvennerstedt...

By Ann Nurock 19 May 2016

Joe Alexander and Wade Alger of The Martin Agency. Image credits © –
Making car insurance unskippable

Joe Alexander, chief creative officer, and Wade Alger, SVP group creative director, of The Martin Agency explain how they've been disrupting and reinventing the insurance industry..

By Ann Nurock 18 May 2016

Image credit © –
Caring is out of scope - do the right thing

I was really excited to learn that I would be hearing David Droga, founder of Droga5, making the keynote talk at the One Show Creative Week seminar, and with good reason...

By Ann Nurock 17 May 2016

OpenCo's Rob Rutherford, Darren Borrino and Sheldon Stewart.
OpenCo on SA's storytelling skills

In this exclusive interview I speak to Rob Rutherford, ECD, as well as Darren Borrino, CD and Sheldon Stewart, art director at OpenCo. They took home Bronze, Silver and Gold Pencils at the One Show Awards on Wednesday...

By Ann Nurock 13 May 2016

Traecy Smith
Demanding more diversity

In this exclusive interview I speak to Traecy Smith, director of diversity at the One Club and One Show Awards taking place in New York City this week, about professional development and the importance of properly training creatives on management and leadership...

By Ann Nurock 13 May 2016

Yash Egami
Disruption and reinvention the creative way

In this exclusive interview I speak to Yash Egami, vice president of the One Club and One Show Awards taking place in New York City this week, about professional development and the importance of properly training creatives on management and leadership.

By Ann Nurock 12 May 2016

Kevin Swanepoel
The award show with purpose

In this exclusive interview I speak to Kevin Swanepoel, CEO of the One Club and One Show Awards taking place in New York City this week, about what true diversity means in terms of both gender and race throughout the industry...

By Ann Nurock 11 May 2016

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