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.

Best Branded Podcast

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

See previous winners and honorees here.
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Breach: A Podcast by Carbonite Exploring Data Breaches & Cybersecurity
Carbonite, a leader in data protection – known mostly for their consumer offering – needed help building trust and preference with IT business decision makers to align with their new business brand ...
Command Line Heroes
Open source software is changing the world—often quietly, behind the scenes. The first command line heroes created Linux, an open operating system that anyone could use and customize for themselves. No...
Escape At Dannemora: Real Crime Profile Podcast Series
Escape At Dannemora is a limited series based on the stranger than fiction 2015 prison break of two inmates from the Clinton Correctional facility in upstate New York, and the married female prison wo...
Flipping the Game Podcast
In partnership with award-winning podcasting company Gimlet Creative, Reebok produced a three-episode branded podcast series – its first ever – titled "Flipping the Game." It highlights the Reebok Clas...
Fortune Favors the Bold
The way we think about money today—including who has it, who doesn't, who can get it and how—is shaped by unwritten rules and assumptions based more on antiquated notions than what's actually possible...
Megatrends
Over 70% of a typical U.S. investor's portfolio is concentrated in U.S. equities and bonds, yet more than three quarters of global economic output comes from the rest of the world. This is called home ...
Seeking Wisdom
Seeking Wisdom is a podcast from Drift about personal & professional growth -- but it's told from the perspective from inside of the company. The podcast originally started as a conversation between Fo...

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