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.

From the 6th Annual Shorty Awards Podcaster

Do you have that favorite podcast that you watch or listen to throughout the day? What takes an average podcast and moves itself higher than all the rest? Communication; some of the top podcasts today are taking to the little blue bird, facebook, and YouTube to talk to their fans, get feedback, and gather shoutouts. Nominate your favorite #Podcaster who has the best presence on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube

Finalists

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Baker St Babes
The Baker Street Babes are an all-female group of Sherlock Holmes fans who talk about everything from canon to Cumberbatch, Charles Augustus Milverton to Jude Law, and dancing men to Jeremy Brett. We love Sherlock Holmes and we love having well informed, but also quite fun discussions about it. We’re all young and we’re all females, but we’re al...
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Elon James White
Elon James White is the founder and CEO of TWiB Media, LLC, home of This Week in Blackness, TWIB.FM, Valid Magazine and Blackness.TV. #TWIBnation engages across social media platforms through hashtags and communities built from the ground up. Creating diverse spaces with shared sensibilities allows many types of people to call #TWIBnation thei...
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Jovem Nerd
Jovem Nerd is a Brazilian humor blog created in 2002 and administered by Alexandre Ottoni "Young Nerd" and Deive Pazos. Covering topics on entertainment, especially movies, television series, science fiction, comics and role-playing, it was the winner of the MTV Video Music Brazil Best Blog of the Year, 2009. Its most popular attraction is the N...
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Night Vale podcast
Welcome To Night Vale is a twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff's Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural events. Written by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor. ...
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Radiolab
Radiolab is a show about curiosity. From Wikipedia: Radiolab is a radio program produced by WNYC, a public radio station in New York City, and broadcast on public radio stations in the United States. The show is nationally syndicated and is available as a podcast. In 2008, Radiolab began offering live shows. Hosted by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krul...
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Steve Black Jr.
My name is SBJ - I'm the host & creator of "It's Super Effective." In 2013 I spoke at the C2E2 Expo & was a prominent sponsor at the Midwest Gaming Classic. Last summer I created an art show from the ground up & raised $1000 to give bed ridden children toys & games. My show has jumped as high as the #2 MOST downloaded video game podcast in iTune...

Nominees

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.