THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

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From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards Best Journalist

This was perhaps one of the biggest year in recent memory for journalism. And in a world where people want to know what’s happening in real time, journalists from all walks of life take to social media to spread their stories.

Are you a news organization proud of your work on social? Enter to win the Best in News Shorty Award.

Nominees

finalist
Amina Khan
Los Angeles Times science writer Amina Khan thinks that nature is the best teacher. She makes a sol…
Annie Karni
It’s not an easy job, but somebody’s gotta do it. As a White House reporter for Politico, Annie Kar…
winner
April D. Ryan
In 2017, the National Association of Black Journalists named April D. Ryan the "Journalist of the Y…
Chris Geidner
Legal editor and Supreme Court correspondent for BuzzFeed, Chris Geidner covers many of the most co…
Elle Reeve
In the aftermath of the racially-charged protests in Charlottesville, VA in August, many people wer…
finalist
Ellen McGirt
Fortune staff writer Ellen McGirt covers race and culture for the magazine, and has spent her 2017 …
Felipe Dana
Award-winning photographer Felipe Dana documents some of the most dangerous and dismal places on Ea…
finalist
Jason Concepcion
Every day, the lines that divide politics, pop culture, and sports become more blurred, with writer…
Jodi Kantor
2017 was a watershed year for the fight against sexual harassment. That’s due to the many brave wom…
Joshua Topolsky
In the waning weeks of 2016, Joshua Topolsky launched the news site The Outline, with the belief th…
finalist
Michelle Ye Hee Lee
Over a decade ago, The Washington Post launched its column “The Fact Checker” in order to call out …
finalist
Ronan Farrow
Investigative reporter Ronan Farrow stepped out from the shadow of his famous family to deliver som…