9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

Voting & Entries for Influencers, Brands and Organizations are now closed! Stay tuned for finalist announcements.

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.

Whistle Sports

Entered in Sports

Objective

Whistle Sports is a global sports media company that is re-imagining sports, together with our partners. With a network of 320 million fans and followers, which is growing by 3.7 million per week on average, and over 470 social sports influencers, we entertain, engage and empower the world with real, cool, fun and unexpected content and activations.

Strategy

Whistle Sports is a connector of the sports world. We activate our community online, across all social platforms, and offline, deeper and differently than anyone else. We bring together fans with the sports they want in ways they never knew possible. We bring together social influencers & creators, athletes, leagues and teams deeper and more directly with their communities. We bring together brands with millennial consumers in unique and differentiated ways.

Results

With creations over the last year that run the gamut from the World's Longest Touchdown Catch to Dude Perfect's World Record Edition to Whistle Sports' original content, such as Unseen Hours, a series following basketball skills coach Drew Hanlen of Pure Sweat on and off the court as he trains young NBA stars, Whistle Sports continues to create original sports content that you can't find anywhere else. Over the past year, the Whistle Sports community has grown by over 100 million fans and followers, who are constantly liking, commenting, sharing and engaging, across various social media platforms.

Media

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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, Vine and the rest of the social web.

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