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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.

From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards

Ryan A. Bell

Nominated in Periscoper of the Year

About Ryan A. Bell

“You may say I’m a streamer." Ryan A. Bell is known as most connected human in live streaming. A Presidential Award recipient for his volunteer work with Special Olympics and youth mentoring programs, Ryan has embraced online platforms and live streaming as conduits for music, community, and philanthropy. Connector, writer, speaker and strategist for brands, companies, musicians, and streamers, Ryan heads many live streaming projects, is the COO of @KrueTV, creator of @ZeroModeration, and founder of the @PeriscopeSummit conference for Periscope users, teaming with “TIME’s breastfeeding mom" Jamie Grumet and comedian Bradley Laborman for a 2015-2016 bi-coastal launch.

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 Entry Deadline is February 21st, 2019