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10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The early entry deadline is November 30, 2017

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.

From the 2nd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards

The Young Turks

Entered in News & Media

About this entry

The mission of TYT is, "To pursue truth, drive social change, and become a digital campfire around the world." With its ability to reach millions of people through its daily news show, TYT uses its platform to shed light on the issues and policies that affect all Americans. Through their news commentary and investigative reporting TYT aims to provide a voice to the voiceless. TYT combines all the news people care about and takes pride in speaking truth to power to give individuals with the information they need to make a difference and effect change in their communities.

Why does this entry deserve to win?

The show has continued to cover healthcare, environmental issues, police abuse, and other issues important to Americans. Unfiltered and passionate in their commentary, TYT breaks down the facts and delivers the stories that affect people's lives.

TYT is consistently the top choice for millennials, according to comScore. The online daily live show attracts thousands of viewers. On election night, TYT reached 100,000 concurrent viewers and totaled 4.5 million views.






Results

TYT Network has attracted an average of 200 million monthly views and 9 million subscribers. Reaching thousands of viewers each day and as a popular voice for millennials, TYT has become a place for politicians to appear and discuss their policies. With its unparalleled audience engagement, more and more politicians are choosing to appear on TYT.

Interview with Sen. Joe Manchin

Senator Elizabeth Warren Interview with Cenk Uygur on The Young Turks

Aside from covering Washington, TYT uses its investigative teams to uncover the challenges people all over the country are facing that often get ignored.

With the election of Donald Trump, TYT has been recognized as one of the outlets ready to take on the Trump presidency

Media

Video for The Young Turks

Produced by

TYT Network

Entry Credits

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, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th Annual Shorty Awards will be held in April 2018 in NYC.