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 2021 Impact Awards Public Health

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Winners

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dentsu draws the line against malaria to help end it for good
Malaria is a deadly disease that is stealing our future, killing a child every 2 minutes.  Still, there’s hope – this could be the last generation to ever see malaria.  For this to happen, we needed to galvanise the public to pressure world leaders to make real change. With over 41% of the population aged under 25, the youth are powerful agents of…
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WA Notify
Beginning in March 2020, C+C joined forces with the Washington Department of Health to fight to COVID-19 pandemic, creating dozens of targeted campaigns and thousands of pieces of content to help keep Washington residents informed, healthy and safe.   In Fall 2020, the team launched WA Notify, an important new tool in the effort to curb COVID t…
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You Will See Me
At the outset of the pandemic, Wild Card Creative Group’s Chief Marketing Officer Tara DeVeaux reached out to the Ad Council offering the company help on driving an initiative reflective of such uncertain times. The campaign itself was inspired by a conversation DeVeaux had with her teenage son. He had wanted to go on a run in the evening, wearing…
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Pandemica
The ONE Campaign wants everyone in the world to have access to a COVID-19 vaccine treatment at a price they can afford. Delivering vaccines according to need is not only morally right but also the fastest way to end this pandemic. We were briefed in August 2020 to create a campaign that raised awareness for global vaccine equity. Wealthier countri…

Finalists

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#StayTheFFHome
Cases of COVID-19 were on the rise.  Despite warnings about COVID-19, young adults were viewing themselves as immune and not social distancing. To speak directly to the Gen Z and Millennial audience about the importance of social distancing, Freeform used its strength as a premiere young adult entertainment brand to create a multi-platform social …
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Mask Up America
WarnerMedia’s CSR team partnered with the Ad Council and some of the nation’s leading nonprofits to create, produce, and distribute PSAs with social impact messages across our linear, digital, and streaming platforms throughout 2020 and into 2021. These partners include: The White House, The Department of Health and Human Services, The Human Right…
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Ready for Summer
Washington State was the first place COVID-19 was documented in the U.S. In response to this, on March 17th, 2020, the WA State Department of Health (DOH) hired C+C to work in partnership to develop a campaign that encouraged behaviors that could help stop the spread.   But as COVID-19 vaccines became more widely available in April and May 2021…
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Spread the Facts
Washington State was the first place that COVID-19 appeared in the U.S.   C+C was hired by the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) on March 17, 2020 to work in partnership to develop campaign series that encouraged behaviors that could help stop the spread.   The team developed the Spread the Facts campaign, one component of the state’s mu…

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