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 Integration with Live Television

Social media platforms give audiences a new way to interact with live TV broadcasts in real time--whether it's citizens asking questions of a politician, viewers interacting with the host during a talk show, a news anchor reporting up-to-the-minute news from Twitter, or fans commenting on a live entertainment or sporting event. This award will recognize live television productions that have integrated Twitter, Facebook or other social platforms into the actual content or production of live television.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Finalists

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#Minnesocial: Social Media Takes Over TV
The NFL's preseason proves the first chance for rostered players to formally show their skills in front of fans for the respective campaign.The first preseason game carries plenty of hype and excitement, as fans have anxiously waited months to see their favorite players suit up again.But the preseason is typically a different pace than regular s...
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ESPN: Around The Horn
Hosted by Tony Reali, ESPN's Around the Horn invites four panelists to join via satellite to debate popular sports topics. Reali acts as moderator, giving and deducting points based on how well each argument is made. Two-thirds into each show, a "showdown" features the two top-scoring panelists and at the end of the show, a winner is crowned and...
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Inside All-Star Week with MLB Network
MLB All-Star Week is one of the marquee events on the baseball calendar each season, bringing together its best players and future stars. MLB Network sought to provide fans at the game and across the country with a front-row seat to the Midsummer Classic through behind-the-scenes, social-first content featuring the 2018 All-Stars, top prospects ...
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NFL Media Social Experience
The NFL Media Group's mantra this season was "Exist In The Trenches". For us, it meant being at the foundational backbone of social integration into our live linear TV programs, but it also meant getting our hands entrenched in the content--literally and figuratively. We imagined and developed touchscreen applications that allowed our talent t...
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The Daily Show
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah provides a satirical take on the day's news, politics, and pop culture four nights a week at 11pm ET on Comedy Central. The Daily Show's digital content is marked by a quality that our audience has come to expect from us: using humor and satire to point out absurdity and hypocrisy in news, politics and the media.

Nominees

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 11th annual shorty awards will be held may 5, 2019 in nyc.