11th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

See below for official categories. Entries close and voting ends on February 21st, 2019 at 11:59pm ET.

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.

Jason Reynolds

Finalist in Literature

About Jason Reynolds

Already 17 years old when he read his first novel cover to cover, few could have guessed Jason Reynolds would become a New York Times best-selling author. Proclaimed “the hardest-working man” by Publishers Weekly for publishing ten books since 2014, the highly prolific young adult author “hate[s] boring books.” Jason’s modern-experiential themes, urban authenticity and hip-hop inspirations are warming teens to reading and writing, appealing to their social-centric world. Jason inspires and waxes poetic to 45K+ Twitter followers, spinning verses, promoting art, sharing random inspirations, writing woes and #procrastinationjason ramblings. Anything, but what’s boring.

Jason Reynolds's best work on social

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

The 11th annual shorty awards will be held may 5, 2019 in nyc.