ENTER THE 2021 SHORTY IMPACT AWARDS

Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.

Social Campaigns

Community

Arts & Culture

Civic Engagement

Disability Awareness

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Gender Equality

Education & Community

Financial Literacy

Public Safety

Youth & Family

Environment

Conservation & Preservation

Sustainability & Renewable Energy

Social & Racial Justice

Animal Rights & Welfare

Humanitarian Aid & Developing Nations

Social Justice & Human Rights

Racial Justice

Veteran & Service Support

Health & Wellness

Fitness & Nutrition

Mental Health

Public Health

Reproductive Health

Grassroots

Grassroots Efforts

Self-Defined (Social Campaigns)

Self-Defined

Social Presence

Single-Platform

Clubhouse

Discord

Facebook

Instagram

LinkedIn

Pinterest

Reddit

Snapchat

TikTok

Triller

Tumblr

Twitch

Twitter

YouTube

Multi-Platform

Multi-Platform

Emerging Platform

Emerging Platform

Social Hit

Single Post or Activation (viral)

Clapback

Social Engagement

Community Management

Community Management

Engagement Tools

Access & Rewards

Call to Action

Chatbots

Contests

Gamification

Polls & Surveys

Integrated Experiences

Fundraising

Live Events

Shopping

Television

Real Time Response

Real Time Response

User Generated Content

User Generated Content

Self-Defined (Social Engagement)

Self-Defined

Social Partnerships

Brand Partnership

Celebrity Partnership

Entertainment Partnership

Influencer Partnership

Non-Profit Partnership

2021 SHORTY PHENOM AWARDS

Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.

Individuals

Account Management

Analytics

Animation

Art Direction

Brand Marketing

Campaign Management

Communications

Community Management

Copywriting

Creative Direction

Culture

Data Analysis

Design

Editing

Illustration

Partnership Management

Photography

Production

Project Management

Public Relations

Research

Sales

Strategy

Talent Management

Self-Defined

Team

Account Team

Analytics Team

Client Team

Communications Team

Community Team

Content Team

Creative Team

Culture Team

Design Team

Legal Team

Marketing Team

Partnership Team

PR Team

Production Team

Research Team

Sales Team

Social Media Team

Strategy Team

Video Team

Self-Defined

Leader

Account Team Leader

Analytics Team Leader

Client Team Leader

Communications Team Leader

Community Team Leader

Content Team Leader

Creative Team Leader

Culture Team Leader

Design Team Leader

Legal Team Leader

Marketing Team Leader

Partnership Team Leader

PR Team Leader

Production Team Leader

Research Team Leader

Sales Team Leader

Social Media Team Leader

Strategy Team Leader

Video Team Leader

Self-Defined

Voice

Clubhouse Voice

Discord Voice

Facebook Voice

Instagram Voice

LinkedIn Voice

Pinterest Voice

Reddit Voice

TikTok Voice

Triller Voice

Tumblr Voice

Twitter Voice

YouTube Voice

From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards Best in News & Media

This award recognizes the most effective use of social media to disseminate news and information. Submissions for both coverage of specific news events and for overall performance will be accepted.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

finalist
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.
finalist
The New Yorker on Social Media
We put the power of our social platforms—and our reporting—behind the year's most consequential stories, most notably Donald Trump's first year in office, and allegations of sexual assault and harassment by the film executive Harvey Weinstein that have resulted in seismic shifts in Hollywood, media, and beyond. Coverage in the magazine and on the …
finalist
The Washington Post
Democracy Dies in Darkness. A nearly nonstop news year, 2017 brought a special counsel investigation into a presidential campaign, a series of catastrophic natural disasters, an escalating nuclear threat from North Korea and a cascade of sexual misconduct allegations against powerful men.The Post approached 2017 as it does every year: to cover…
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VG on Snapchat Discover
Note: Please see the attached links for a more visual experience of this information!Being the largest newspaper in Norway, VG's goal is to be the number one destination for news. But like many publishers, VG had difficulties reaching the younger audiences. Especially the ones between 13 and 24 years old, - our future readers. At the beginning of …
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audience
War in the Koreas
Amid Kim Jong-un and President Trump's war of words threatening nuclear annihilation, the "Direct From" team traveled to the Korean peninsula to explore how South Korea and its U.S. allies were preparing to respond in the event of an attack.

Nominees

Hurricane Maria Coverage in Puerto Rico
We began with an assignment: tell the story of what's happening in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Our objective developed out of the need to continuously inform people of what was happening on an island that was in the dark.Millions of stateside Puerto Ricans were desperate for information, desperate to know if their relatives and friends were O.K. The …
INTO.com
As the world's largest social networking app for gay, bi, curious and queer men, Grindr saw an opportunity to be more than just a place for the global GBTQ community to connect. Just as gay bars evolved into being centers of community, activism and information for the gay people, Grindr, too, felt the need to evolve and expand the role it played in the live…
Keeping Up With the Tweeter in Chief
Donald Trump has rewritten the presidential playbook, forever changing the way a president talks, acts and even tweets. Bloomberg Politics' social accounts followed him every step of the way.We provided readers with smart, fast and comprehensive coverage of Trump's rollercoaster first year in office across platforms. Bloomberg relied on the one thing that t…
Mashable on Social Media
Mashable is a media and entertainment company for superfans. We're obsessed with culture and tech, and our ideas shape the future. Our voice is progressive, clever, smart, and accessible, and we enthusiastically invite passionate audiences to join our conversation. Mashable's social reach extends to 48 million followers across Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, I…
WIRED Social Media
While many publishers use social media as a megaphone to broadcast their stories and drive traffic to their sites, WIRED employs it as a tool to enlighten our audience with unique, beautifully designed information. Our goal isn't to pull you into the WIRED world, but to bring the WIRED world to you: where you want it, when you want it, in ways you haven't s…
War on terror reconsidered | reTHINK TANK
Our first objective with any of our videos is to take our scholars' research (which is often dense and aimed at experts) and adapt it into a compelling video product that can be enjoyed by a broader audience. The reThink Tank series specifically aims to challenge prevailing cultural and media narratives. In this case, our goal is to get viewers to rethink t…