10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Entries for the Shorty Awards are open now! Official categories listed below.
The late entry deadline is February 22, 2018

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.

From the 5th Annual Shorty Awards

Fox News Election Night 2012

Winner in Live Television

Entered in Social Media for News

About this entry

On election night 2012 Fox News combined live video streaming, live data, a hosted web show, social media chat, and social media reporting into one unified experience: the Fox News Election Command Center. The Command Center featured a live interactive web show - Live - co-anchored by Jonathan Hunt and Harris Faulkner. The program also featured Happening Now’s Jenna Lee, who teamed-up with Twitter online and on-air “to bring viewers the latest on Twitter and other data analytics." The Command Center also featured video feeds from locations around the country, and real-time elections data and race calls down to the state and county level. The social chat allowed users to login via their Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or Google accounts to discuss the election and provide their own reactions as winners were called. Social reporting was highlighted within a coordinated stream of Twitter updates provided by Fox News reporters, personalities and’s 2012 Election Command Center set audience records and was the most comprehensive and coordinated realtime experience across live TV and web on election night, integrating social media buzz, live video, elections data, live conversations and Twitter-powered reporting all in one experience. Social Chat volume: >500K users at peak (source: Livefyre) Unique Visitors: >17 Million Page Views: > 179 Million Live Streams: > 3 Million (source: Omniture SiteCatalyst)

Why does this entry deserve to win?


Produced by

Fox News Digital


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

final Deadline for Brands & Organizations

02 . 22 . 18