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11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

See below for official categories. The early entry deadline is November 29th, 2018.

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 10th Annual Shorty Awards

Total Eclipse Live: The Washington Post

Finalist in Live News Coverage

Audience Honor in Live News Coverage

About this entry

Capture the excitement of the historic coast-to-coast total solar eclipse and explain the science behind it.

Why does this entry deserve to win?

We sent four crews to four cities in the path of totality and launched a three-hour live show from the roof of The Washington Post.


We generated more than 1.4M views on YouTube and Facebook and served live video coverage to WashingtonPost.com visitors.


Video for Total Eclipse Live: The Washington Post

Produced by

The Washington Post

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, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

The Early Entry Deadline is November 29, 2018