10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The 10th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 15th, 2018 in NYC. See below for official categories.

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

NFL’s Live Content Correspondents

Finalist in Live Event Coverage


The Live Content Correspondents (LCC) program launched for the 2017 season with two main goals:


In partnership with all 32 Clubs, implementation of the LCC program began by sourcing one social content creator in every NFL market across the country. Correspondents were based at each NFL stadium and had specialized skillsets in photography and videography with a "social-first" lens. The NFL provided each correspondent with a DSLR Camera, a Samsung Galaxy Note S8 smartphone and other equipment and digital tools to facilitate real-time sharing.

Each correspondent was credentialed with Behind-The-Scenes and On-Field access to capture exclusive content, including tailgating, fan traditions, player arrivals, inside huddles and tunnels, in-game action and more. To capture the full game day experience, LCC's would arrive three hours before Kickoff and capture content through the last press conference, which enabled the NFL and Clubs to share the most compelling content in a timely fashion across platforms.

The NFL took a cross-organizational approach to coordinate and deliver LCC content in real-time to League, Club and Player social media accounts. The vast quantity and robust quality of the content warranted additional distribution to other NFL platforms, including NFL Network, / NFL Mobile and other NFL Partners.


LCCs covered over 400 NFL games and events from Preseason and International Series Games in London and Mexico City to Super Bowl XLII.

LCCs delivered more than 30,000 pieces of photo and video content in real-time. LCC sourced content garnered more than 30M video views and 10M engagements on NFL, NFL Network and 32 Club channels across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Here are a few examples that exemplify the atmosphere and excitement of an NFL game:

  • Minnesota Vikings: Stefon Diggs immediately after "Minnesota Miracle" [VIDEO]
  • LA Rams: Trumaine Johnson entrance [PHOTO]
  • Tennessee Titans: Corey Davis Sideline Cam touchdown [VIDEO]
  • Arizona Cardinals: Larry Fitzgerald game winning touchdown [VIDEO]
  • Philadelphia Eagles: Jay Ajayi emotional reaction after winning Conference Championship [VIDEO]
  • Buffalo Bills: Snow pre-game atmosphere [VIDEO]
  • Buffalo Bills: Snow post-game celebration [VIDEO]
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Inside the pre-game huddle [VIDEO]
  • Detroit Lions: Double Dutch Celebration [VIDEO]
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    About the Shorty Awards

    The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

    Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, YouNow,, and the rest of the social web.

    The 10th annual shorty awards will be held april 15th, 2018 in new york city

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