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12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The final deadline to vote for your favorite nominee or to enter your brand or organization is on Thursday, February 20th, 2020.


Honoring the most notable and viral influencers and creators from 2020. See below for official categories.

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 11th Annual Shorty Awards

Lisa Ling

Finalist in Journalist

About Lisa Ling

Journalist, producer, author and actress Lisa Ling has fostered a career by shedding light on stories often ignored. From The View to her work as Oprah’s field correspondent, Lisa Ling is now bolstering her journalism through CNN Original Series This Is Life with Lisa Ling. Lisa recently completing the show’s fifth season, trekking across America to reveal underground and untold stories, from children of killers to cyber-screen addiction crisis to Furry culture, Lisa’s Instagram and Twitter accounts, which have over 320K+ combined followers, serve as an additional forum for fans to discover her poignant endeavors and connect with like-minded communities.

Lisa Ling'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 final deadline FOR voting and entering in the 12th annual shorty awards is on thursday, FEB 20TH.