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.


2009 One Show Radio Judges

Brian Ahern

Goodby, Silverstein & Partners

New York

Brian Ahern currently works at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners in San Francisco. Before arriving at Goodby, he was at Saatchi & Saatchi, New York. Prior to that he ran part of the Sprint business at Publicis & Hal Riney and was a writer at both Bozell and Dweck. His work includes memorable (to him at least) campaigns for Stuff-It Deluxe, The New York Times, Nikon, The Art Director’s Club, Milk, Hyundai and most recently, Denny’s. His campaign for 42 Below Vodka was credited with being one of the factors that contributed to Bacardi acquiring the five-year-old brand for over $100 million. Brian’s work has been recognized by Cannes, the ANDYs, Art Director’s Club, Communication Arts, D&AD, and The One Show. A Kansas City native, Brian is a graduate of the Creative Circus and Southern Methodist University and loves nearly all flavors of pudding.




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