10th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The 10th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 15th, 2018 in NYC. See below for official categories.

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.

Best Podcast

Whatever tickles your fancy, there is a podcast out there for you. News, sports, pop culture, history, you name it. With so many podcasts out there, it’s hard to keep track of them all. Well, this list of 12 podcasts that did excellent work in 2017 could be a good place to start your search for the perfect program.

Are you a brand or agency wanting to be recognized for your work in this field? Enter for Best Branded Podcast for Brands & Organizations.
Another Round
Tracy Clayton and Heben Nigatu aren’t afraid to talk about anything on their podcast Another Round—which might be due to the fact that they drink throughout each episode! The tipsy twosome “cover every...
Bodega Boys
Comic personalities Desus Nice and The Kid Mero promote their podcasts to hundreds of thousands of dedicated fans across social media with their catchphrase, “the brand is strong!” On Bodega Boys, the ...
How Did This Get Made
Fans of the Earwolf network’s popular How Did This Get Made podcast share their love for movies so-bad-they’re-good with hosts June Diane Raphael, her husband Paul Scheer, and Jason Mantzoukas—three of...
Lady Lovin
Fans of the podcast Lady Lovin’ start their Mondays listening to Jilly Hendrix, Greta Titelman, and Lo Bosworth chat about anything and everything relatable. The hosts each bring a unique perspective (...
Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations
Oprah is dedicated to bringing you “one step closer to your best self.” In 2017, she continued that mission with the podcast Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations, a companion to her OWN network’s show Super...
Pardon My Take
When they debuted in March 2016, Dan “Big Cat” Katz and his partner PFT Commenter (a persona originally made for Twitter) couldn’t have predicted their podcast Pardon My Take would shoot to the top of ...
Pod Save America
Pod Save America may not have saved the country yet, but it continues to try by providing an inspiring voice in the fight against Trumpism. According to The New York Times, the podcast is “the left’s a...
Politically Re-Active
W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu use their sharp political comedy to help the nation “stay joyful in the face of the unknown.” The two developed great chemistry on the Comedy Central show Totally Biase...
S Town
From the people that created the Serial phenomenon, S-Town debuted in May 2017, reinventing the true crime podcast by weaving a story that hooked people like a novel that can’t be put down. Narrated by...
The Daily
The New York Times began 2017 by expanding into podcasts with The Daily. It caught on quickly, reaching over 100M downloads by October. Host Michael Barbaro interviews Times journalists to hear their t...
The Joe Rogan Experience
With a combined social media following of over 10M people, “Stand up comic/mixed martial arts fanatic/psychedelic adventurer” (and opinionated host) Joe Rogan is the force behind one of the most popula...
VIEWS
David Dobrik and Jason Nash are The Odd Couple of the YouTube generation. When 20-year-old star vlogger David teamed up on a podcast with Jason, a divorced, “40-something single dad with a vlog of his ...

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, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The 10th annual shorty awards will be held april 15th, 2018 in new york city

late Deadline for Brands & Organizations

02 . 22 . 18