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.

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.

Journalist Finalists

Three finalists have been selected by members of the Shorty Awards Nominating Board which is comprised of journalists from around the world. Three finalists were chosen by popular vote and one Wildcard Finalist was selected by the Nominating Board from among the top 25 nominees after the nominating period ended.