13th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media and digital channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 5th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Best in Sports

This award honors the efforts of sports teams, athletes, leagues, networks and services to make the world a better place. Initiatives may include raising awareness or funds for a cause, launching social good marketing campaigns, or promoting volunteer programs both internally and externally.

See previous winners and honorees here.


#TheRealHeroes Project
The Real Heroes Project was a non-profit initiative intended to rally support for frontline healthcare workers in celebration of National Nurses Day. It was a joint effort to combine forces between fourteen major sports leagues and unite behind a common cause for good, by using the power of sport to uplift and inspire those who needed it more than…
Kick Covid FIFA 2020
In the absence of LaLiga matches and other live sports, LaLiga set out to find ways to keep fans engaged and entertained during the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic. After a month without LaLiga games, LaLiga North America came up with the idea of launching Kick Covid, an online charity FIFA 20 tournament. Tied to LaLiga’s values of inclusivi…
Tackle Can Wait
People are more and more aware of the dangers of concussions for athletes. What is not very well-known is that concussions are just part of the story. Playing contact sports, especially football, often results in repeated hits. Each one causes brain trauma, even if it doesn’t cause a concussion. And these repetitive hits add up to long-term ris…
Taking Refuge
The Olympic Channel's 2020 original series and social media campaign for Taking Refuge features the story of three-time Olympic gold medallist Niccolo Campriani mentoring three refugees on a brave journey to qualify for the next Olympic Games in the Air Rifle event. Back in 2018, Niccolo expressed the idea of his project with the Olympic Channel, …
WWE, an integrated media organization and recognized leader in sports entertainment, is committed to creating meaningful, and measurable, impact for its Community partners by increasing awareness and resources through storytelling, global visibility and grassroots community outreach. With the support of passionate fans, employees and Superstars, t…


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