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 4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in News and Media

This award recognizes the most effective use of digital and/or traditional media channels to disseminate news and information that will make the world a better place. Submissions for both coverage of specific news events and for overall performance will be accepted.

See previous winners and honorees here.


#Romanovs100 AR Family Photo Album
The Romanovs can arguably be called the world's first photo-bloggers. In the early 20th century they documented every meaningful event in their lives. #Romanovs100 is an image-first digital storytelling project built on the analysis of thousands of photos shot by Russia’s last Royal family, executed by the Bolsheviks 100 years ago. To make history…
CNN Heroes
Since 2007, CNN Heroes has honored hundreds of everyday people who are making the world a better place. We shine a light on folks who, too often, work hard and work selflessly in obscurity. CNN is the #1 name in news, and CNN Heroes exposes these inspiring individuals and their nonprofits to a global audience. CNN Heroes actively works with honore…
CNN's Impact Your World
“What can I do to help?”  That’s a question many news consumers ask themselves when reading about a tragedy or crisis. CNN’s “Impact Your World" answers that question and also inspires our audience to act on their altruistic impulses. 
Goalcast is the world’s largest, leading source of authentic storytelling. We aim to empower individuals to take ownership and action in their lives.  Our mission is to change the world. We believe that change starts from within, so every day we rise to the challenge of inspiring tens of millions of people to live life with purpose.   Throug…
In the Know: Conservation
In the Know: Conservation aims to share, celebrate, and raise awareness for environmental issues and efforts across the world. Using eye-catching social videos, the page distributes important news and heartwarming stories about the environment in digestible forms that are easy to share, comment on, and continue to think about long after the video …