Enter the 14th Annual Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. See categories below. The regular entry deadline is on February 10th, 2022.

From the 13th Annual Shorty Awards Best in News & Media

This award recognizes the most effective use of social media or digital 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.


Bloomberg Quicktake, global news designed for social and streaming platforms
Born as social first news, Bloomberg Quicktake delivers global 24/7 streaming news video for the next generation of leaders and business minded consumers.  We’re living in a moment of massive change where consumers are looking for reliable sources to help them understand what’s happening in the world around the clock. Quicktake delivers news …
“Al Jazeera Arabic Digital Newsroom believes that the social media impact on journalism is crystal clear” Al Jazeera presents the 1st Arabic newsy product “EJAZ” إيجاز From breaking stories to engaging with the audience in real-time, there are so many opportunities and responsibilities for Arab journalists today through social. And for …
Go There – CNN’s daily Facebook Watch show
Our main objective was to build a community around CNN’s audiences on Facebook by engaging the next generation of news junkies. CNN is unmatched in global reach. Go There puts the audience at the center of the story and allows them to not only consume the news of the day but get context and color they can’t get anywhere else by allowing users to a…
MTV News Need to Know
MTV News’s flagship news video franchise Need to Know launched on MTV News’s Twitter feed in December of 2018 with the goal of providing a fresh, real-time perspective on the issues that matter most to Gen Z and millennials. Originally tasked with producing 10 new episodes per week, the show’s primary focus was on music, entertainment, and youth c…
Mailing-it-in: The storied history of mail in voting
As the coronavirus forced the U.S. to grapple with the integrity of mail-in voting infrastructure ahead of the 2020 election, CBS News’ Face The Nation decided to inform their viewers about the history of mail in voting to help combat misinformation. The goal was to crunch the data and information into a simple to understand and digest story, that…