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The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. See categories below. The early entry deadline is on December 9th, 2021.

From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards

Kim Hjelmgaard

Nominated in Journalist

About Kim Hjelmgaard

Based in Berlin, Kim Hjelmgaard is the Deputy Foreign Editor for USA Today. Kim keeps everything on the record whether he’s writing a piece or taking iPhone photos of his interviewees for his Tumblr account, which collects stories through pictures in real-time. This year, he traveled with migrants crossing into Austria, Serbia, Croatia, Macedonia, and Greece for nearly a month, where he learned “everything and nothing." Kim gives a rare glimpse into a global crisis that affects all nations and their borders through his writing and video documentation of the world.

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