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.

2011 One Show Radio Judges

David Smith

Carton Donofrio


David is currently the Executive Creative Director for Carton Donofrio Partners in Baltimore. Before joining CDP, David was the Executive Creative Director and Co-Founder of The Republik, a creative boutique and Web 2.0 pioneer in Durham, NC. His integrated campaigns for clients like Triumph Boats,

Palladium Shoes and Fayetteville tourism, garnered international attention and have been the subjects of many case studies and several marketing books.

At legendary agencies J. Walter Thompson, Amiratti & Purs and BBDO, he created famous work for The Bermuda Department of Tourism, Smirnoff Ice, Lipton Brisk, Pepsi, Aetna, RCA, Nikon, Frito-Lay and many others.

The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Time, LA Times, NewsMax, Adweek and Ad Age have all written articles about his ads. His broadcast work has been featured on shows like Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, Inside Edition, CMT and CNN/FN. From Gold Clios to Radio Mercury Awards to a One Show Pencil, David has won virtually every creative award the industry offers. One of his Lipton Brisk commercials is included in the Museum of Modern Art's permanent collection and Graphic Design USA selected him as one of their "people to watch in 2003."

A native North Carolinian, David graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill and has been living happily ever after with his wife, Zuzana and their two children, J. Allen and Isabella In Annapolis.




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