5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories


The regular deadline is on Wednesday, August 26th, 2020.

Public Service Announcement

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

See previous winners and honorees here.
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Don't Stand for Injustice
Create a 60-second Public Service Announcement in conjunction with the 2020 Super Bowl that would introduce PETA’s Anti-Speciesism Campaign to a global audience.  Speciesism, like sexism, racism, and other forms of discrimination, is a human supremacist viewpoint that allows humans to treat animals of other species like objects, even though they share our c…
Handwashing
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused uncertainty for many in regards to general procedures and precautions to take with the disease. The primary objective of the “Handwashing” PSA is to educate and spread awareness for actionable precautions for safety and wellness. Furthermore, the PSA offers resources and support for the NYC comm…
Juneteenth / The Loud House PSA
Utilize Nickelodeon's large social media presence to commemorate Juneteenth and teach fans about the holiday in a way that's firmly Nickelodeon, speaking to kids from a beloved character and in a way that they can understand.
Juneteenth Instagram Story
Our goal for our Juneteenth Instagram Story was to create content that would help educate kids and their parents on the holiday and how they can celebrate it this year and for years to come. Diversity and inclusion are core values for Nick and so it felt right to help inform kids about a big moment in history that is often overlooked. 
Nick Jr. Pride Flag Carousel
Our goal for Pride month was to create content that would both benefit and represent our parent audience. Diversity and inclusion are core values for Nick Jr., and so in celebration of Pride, we wanted to help parents talk to their kids about the meaning of the rainbow flag.
Stay Home, Stay Connected
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused stress, fear, and sometimes overwhelming anxiety about a disease with strong emotions in adults and children. This in turn has affected changes in health patterns, worsening of living conditions, substance abuse, and suicide. The primary objective of the “Stay Home, Stay Connected” PSA is to edu…

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entries are open for the shorty social good awards. the early deadline is on june 24th!