THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

From the 3rd 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

finalist
"Rad Dads"
In partnership between The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children…
2018 AMC Networks Black History Month PSA Campaign
For the fifth anniversary of its powerhouse and award-winning Black History Month PSA campaign, AMC…
Ad Council's Buzzed Driving Prevention: Know Your Warning Signs
Our objective was to create a new public service communications campaign that aims to prevent Mille…
Jack's PSA: Save One Life
The objective of this PSA is simple: save one life. 15-year-old Jack Chai had a bone marrow transpl…
Keep America Beautiful Rebrand: "Let's Talk About America"
Since 1953, Keep America Beautiful (KAB) has pledged to make the country a cleaner, greener, more b…
Music is For life
Espouse the power of music making throughout the lifetime; to encourage more people to start and fe…
Pure Imagination Project
An unfortunate truth is that many believe Alzheimer's is just memory loss when, in fact, it's a fa…
finalist
Save The Food - Phase Two
The problem of food waste is as easy to solve, as it is to overlook. While food plays a key role in…
finalist
Saved By The Scan
To build public awareness of lung cancer – the number 1 cancer killer of men & women – we launched …
finalist
gold honor
Seize the Awkward
Suicide is the second leading cause of death amongst young adults and for every youth suicide, it i…
Survivors of Sexual Abuse and Assault Reveal an Important Truth
In the fall of 2017, the #MeToo campaign took social media by storm, empowering survivors of sexual…
THC / TSA / PSA
Organa Brands set out to create an innovative PSA with a "viral quality" that would educate Califor…
Teachers Have Better Work Stories
The United States is facing a teacher recruitment crisis, and it is expected to get worse as future…
TeenDrive365 In School
When a teenager hits the road for the first time, he or she enters what the National Safety Council…
finalist
The Bail Project
Our goal was to illustrate the human cost of unaffordable cash bail. We have an unjust bail system …
winner
Uber Moms
In Canada, over a third of road fatalities involve alcohol, more than in any other developed nation…
Whatever It Takes
MS Awareness week, March 11 -17, 2018, is the kick-off of the National MS Society's year-round effo…
“CMT Artists of the Year” Night of Healing
Each year, CMT hosts its annual "Artists of the Year" event to honor the top country acts of the ye…
“Over The Dose” - Combating Recreational Opioids
In 2016, over 40,000 Americans died from overdosing on opioids. Over 40% of those overdose deaths i…