Send a tweet like this: I nominate @username for a Shorty Award in #category
because... [add reason here].
Some categories honor the best photos, videos or links, rather than people. For those
categories, use a URL instead of a Twitter name, like this: I nominate
http://instagram.com/example for a Shorty Award in #category because... [add reason
Be creative with the reason. A tweet without a reason for the nomination will not be
You can make up your own categories by changing the hashtag.
Certain categories have special rules or different ways of voting. Check each category page
Freelance Journalist/ 2015 International Reporting Project (IRP) Fellow/ 2014 Shorty Awards Best Journalist in Social Media/ 2014 IRP New Media Fellow/ Tweets & RTs are not endorsements, views are my own
More about Sarah Jones Reports
Journalist by Birth / Deputy News Editor @ajam aka Al Jazeera America. Tweets & RTs are not endorsements, views are my own
when someone thanks me for being a voice for the voiceless or for being the people's journalist it's amazing and means so much to me
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
to speak with people and newsgather
How do you pronounce GIF?
like the peanut butter
What will the internet be like in 50 years?
I believe it will remain text based but that there will be more Mandarin language pages than English language pages.
How do you or your organization use social media? What makes your use unique?
As a journalist I want to serve the public to the best of my ability and this responsibility is something that means a lot to me. Helping to maintain an informed public can't be achieved alone. It takes team work. And I wouldn't be able to do it without all the tweets, emails and support I receive from people around the world.