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 6th Annual Shorty Awards

CBS This Morning: "News in 15 Seconds" on Instagram

Entered in News

About this entry

The news is back in morning news. At "CBS This Morning" we broadcast the news in a compelling and meaningful way, leaving out the fluff. "The news is back," and that's what we strive to deliver on our social platforms. From natural disasters to politics, our "News in 15 Seconds" Instagram posts highlight one major news story of the day delivered by one of our co-hosts -- Charlie Rose, Gayle King or Norah O'Donnell. While our Eye Opener in the broadcast features "your world in 90 seconds," "News in 15 Seconds" is uniquely produced to serve the platform it lives on and the community it reaches. Charlie Rose, Gayle King & Norah O'Donnell -- in your Instagram feed. Daily. "News in 15 Seconds" is an example of how a traditional media news organization innovates to deliver the news on a social platform. The news you see on our feed is not clipped and recycled from the broadcast. The posts are filmed daily from Studio 57 specifically for Instagram, with an eye for what you need to know as you start your day. From the California drought ( to the government shutdown (, we leverage the resources of CBS News and CBS This Morning to bring you relevant, timely Instagram video posts.

Why does this entry deserve to win?

Instagram has featured "News in 15 Seconds" as a way to discover news via Instagram video: Mashable has also highlighted "CBS This Morning" as a news brand using Instagram video: More examples of "News in 15 Seconds:" California drought: Amazon announces drone delivery technology: NFL prospect Michael Sam announces he's gay: Ryan Ferguson, jailed for nearly a decade, has his murder conviction vacated: One year Sandy anniversary: Banksy sets up shop in NYC:


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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

final Deadline for Brands & Organizations

02 . 22 . 18