13th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media and digital channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards Best Branded Podcast

This award honors the most creative and effective use of a podcast by a brand, agency, or organization.


Closer Than They Appear By Jetty
Jetty, Al Jazeera's new audio network, launched this year to bring Al Jazeera's mission of covering honest, inspiring, and consequential stories to podcasting. Incubated inside of AJ+, Al Jazeera's millennial-focused brand, the Jetty team wanted to produce and launch an inaugural podcast that addressed some of the most important issues the world i…
Los Angeles Times Presents “Dirty John” Podcast Series
LA Times and Wondery (an audio on-demand media network) partnered to launch a multiplatform (content piece) narrative journalism miniseries to premiere simultaneously in print, online and via podcast to drive reader engagement, brand enthusiasm and encourage podcast listens.
Martinis & Murder Podcast
As part of Oxygen Media's rebrand to a full-time true crime network, Oxygen's digital team launched a weekly podcast to connect with general true crime fans, and particularly young people who have cut the cable chord, introducing them to our brand and converting them to Oxygen viewers through the platforms where they consume content (YouTube, Appl…
That Moment
We wanted to create a unique business podcast, one that could feature lessons learned by inspiring people in a wide range of industries. That Moment is a show where business leaders and entrepreneurs share stories about the pivots that changed everything: moments that opened doors for discovery and growth, personally and professionally, but …
The Kremlin Playbook
In 2016, a rival foreign power, Vladimir Putin's Russia, launched an attack on the United States of America. What we now know is that American intelligence agencies have concluded that Russia planned and executed a campaign to undermine our democracy and to affect our Presidential election. For President Trump, Russia is a complicated subject. But…


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