THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media and digital. View this season's finalists!

Special Project

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From the 2nd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Public Service Announcement

This award honors the most creative and effective public service announcement run across any platform.

See previous winners and honorees here.

Nominees

"What She Said" #WomensEqualityDay
Our goal with this video was to create a rousing chorus comprised of voices of female leadership fr…
finalist
#JegErDansk (#IAmDanish)
February 9th 2017; the (far right majority) Danish parliament released an eye opening official stat…
#PasstheERA by enso
Enso and the ERA Coalition set a goal to raise awareness that women still are not guaranteed equal …
#weneedmore
In order to compete for the jobs of the future, it's essential for every kid to have access to t…
finalist
BET Vote Your Voice
In an election year where voter participation among their audience was predicted to be down, and wi…
Brutal Cut
Three million girls in Africa aged 4-12 are at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) each year.Th…
Find A Hero. Be A Hero. Stop Bullying Now.
The Assistant Secretary of Defense (ASD) for Manpower and Reserve Affairs oversees personnel- and h…
finalist
GIVE THE TALK
In the digital age, the average age of exposure to porn is 11-years-old. Additionally, 87% of hardc…
Get Schooled with DJ Khaled
In 2016, we continued Viacom's ongoing partnership with Get Schooled, an organization that inspires…
Listen
Social impact is in Viacom's DNA. We spearhead conversations around issues that matter most to our…
finalist
Money Doesn't Make it OK
The goal was to grab attention by attacking the claim that hunters actually help preservation by pa…
finalist
On Valentine's Day, Say #IDONT to Child Marriage
Child marriage is a human rights violation. Despite laws against it, the practice remains widesprea…
Take Down Gun Violence
Take Down Gun Violence:On average, there is more than one mass shooting a day in the United States.…
winner
The Standing O
The 2016 Presidential election was an uncomfortable and divisive period in American politics. It di…
WE tv 2017 Black History Month PSA Campaign
In 2017, AMC Networks' WE tv, for the fourth consecutive year, created an impactful series of PSAs …
We Are America
Love Has No Labels was created with the mission to combat bias with love. Our campaigns aredesigned…