The Shorty Award
for Social Media's Best
Journalist

The most popular journalists in the world live and breathe social platforms and must be on Twitter to stay relevant, research stories and share breaking news. These journalists let their audience know real-time answers to real-world questions, while speaking in a relevant and honest voice through Facebook, Twitter, Storify and more. Nominate your favorite #Journalist.

Nominees must be verified journalists listed on Muck Rack to be eligible for this category. Votes for other Twitter accounts will not be counted. Click here to submit for verification.

Muck Rack is a leading community for journalists on social media. Muck Rack helps journalists build their portfolio and audience, and helps PR pros build relationships with journalists, all using data from the web to make connections more relevant.

The winner will be selected based upon the number of nominations they’ve received, the impact and creativity of their tweets, and the level of innovation in their use of social media as judged by the Shorty Awards Real-Time Academy. This category will have 7 finalists. These include 3 with the most nominations from the public, 3 chosen by the Shorty Awards Nominating Board made up of professional journalists from around the world, and 1 Wildcard Finalist. See our rules page for more info.

Make a nomination in this category!

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Finalists chosen by the nominating board

Three finalists will be selected by members of the Shorty Awards Nominating Board which is comprised of journalists from around the world. One Wildcard Finalist will be selected by the Nominating Board from among the top 25 nominees after the nominating period ends.

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Finalists chosen by the public

Three finalists will be determined by nominations from the public. You can nominate anyone who has a Twitter account for a Shorty Award, which recognizes everything they do on other social networks, too. Make a nomination using the form above or using Twitter, send a tweet like this: I nominate @username for a Shorty Award in #category because... [ADD REASON HERE]

Journalist Nominees