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.

Mari Andrew

About Mari Andrew

Mari Andrew is a writer and illustrator who can sum up some of life’s little lessons all in one Instagram post. Mari took her pen and ink to Instagram after some tough times in 2015 to create an ongoing series of humbly relatable copy-based sketches about love, hope, politics, friendship, and anything else she feels in her daily life. Her account took off in 2016 after appearing in BuzzFeed, The Huffington Post, and Business Insider, among other outlets. During times when things seem grim and the world looks a little dark, @bymariandrew adds some light, color, and sympathy to the lives of her nearly 300K Instagram followers.

Mari Andrew's best work on social

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,, Vine and the rest of the social web.

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