12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories


The final deadline to vote for your favorite nominee or to enter your brand or organization was on Thursday, February 20th, 2020.

Influencers

Honoring the most notable and viral influencers and creators from 2020. See below for official categories.

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 Podcast

This award honors the most creative and effective use of an editorial podcast.
Confronting: O.J. Simpson
It has been twenty-five years since the murder of Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson.  We all know about the impact of the Trial of the Century. It was a catalyst for many difficult conversations regar…
Darknet Diaries
The Darknet Diaries podcast brings to the light, true stories from the dark side of the internet. Stories from hackers or those who have been hacked. Because everyone is buzzing about hackers in society …
Ellen on the Go
For 17 years, "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" has deeply connected with fans of all ages, all around the world --- growing in popularity and relevance each year. For the first time ever, “Ellen on the Go” off…
Healthy Skin Show Podcast
The Healthy Skin Show podcast was created by integrative clinical nutritionist and eczema warrior Jennifer Fugo as a way to help those living with chronic skin rashes explore alternative ways to look at …
Incarceration, Inc. with Van Jones
In his podcast, Van Jones, host of CNN’s Incarceration Inc., asks, "How did the land of the free transform into the home of the incarcerated?” In this four-part narrative series, Jones sets out to answer…
OLYMPIC CHANNEL PODCAST
With a deep understanding of how far the best athletes in the world are pushing themselves to their emotional and physical limits, the Olympic Channel aims to give a platform to Olympians to share their …
The Molly of Denali Podcast
The Molly of Denali Podcast is a show for kids that follows the fictional story of Molly Mabray, a 10-year-old Alaska Native girl, as she solves the mystery of her missing birthday cake. The podcast expa…
The Punies
Created by NBA Legend Kobe Bryant, The Punies is a narrative podcast for kids about a diverse group of friends who play sports in their neighborhood park. Diving into the different backgrounds of each ch…
The TryPod - The Try Guys Podcast
As an Ensemble cast, The Try Guys come together to push the boundaries of comfortability. Together they challenge each other to step outside of their comfort zones by trying things they normally wouldn't…
The World Nomads Podcast
World Nomads uses the principles of Content Marketing in its Paid Earned Shared Owned marketing model. As part of the overall content publishing schedule, the podcast follows, and compliments, the edit…
Under Center with Kirk Cousins
What does it feel like to be a NFL quarterback on the last play of a big game? Listeners found out this year in Under Center with Kirk Cousins, a podcast from the Minnesota Vikings, local sports radio st…
Up from the Grave with Don Lemon
Try to imagine your ancestors dying without sharing their stories.  From the good to the bad, your history would be lost.  Additionally, the lessons that came with them.  What’s left when there is no his…
Wellness Mama Podcast
WellnessMama.com is an award-winning online resource and podcast for women and moms who want to live a healthier life. Our founder, Katie, along with a team of researchers and medical advisors, analyze a…

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 deadline FOR voting and entering in the 12th annual shorty awards WAS on thursday, FEB 20TH.