9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

All finalists have been announced, stay tuned for more updates about the 9th Annual Shorty Awards on April 23, 2017

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 6th Annual Shorty Awards

Becky Stern

Finalist in Maker

About Becky Stern

Becky Stern is a DIY guru and Director of Wearable Electronics at Adafruit (adafruit.com). She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube about, unsurprisingly, wearable electronics (adafruit.com/beckystern). Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music") and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring"). Sternlab.org. Becky takes photos and videos of her in-progress wearables projects, circuit boards being built and tested at the Adafruit factory, tips and tricks for building electronics, and of course her dog, Olive. She gives you an inside look at Adafruit's open source electronics manufacturing workflow, and posts on Instagram, Twitter, and Google+ especially frequently. She also documents projects at Brooklyn metalworking art combine Madagascar Institute.

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, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 9th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.