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.

2016 One Show Interactive Jury

Zak Mroueh

Founder & CCO

Zulu Alpha Kilo

Toronto / Canada

In 2008, Zak took one of the biggest leaps of his career and launched his own agency. Seven years later, Zulu Alpha Kilo (a.k.a. ZAK) is a thriving 75-person shop. A copywriter by trade, Zak spent the early part of his career at Chiat/Day and BBDO.

Prior to Zulu, he was a partner and Chief Creative Officer at Taxi. Under Zak’s watch, the shop was listed on the Gunn Report and several of his campaigns made the top five list globally. Creativity Magazine in the U.S. also ranked Zak among the top Ten Creative Directors worldwide.

As a writer and CD, his work has been awarded medals at all of the world’s major shows. He has judged Cannes, D&AD, Clios and this is his third time judging the One Show.

Not bad for a guy who started in the mailroom




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