ENTER THE 2021 SHORTY IMPACT AWARDS

Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.

Social Campaigns

Community

Arts & Culture

Civic Engagement

Disability Awareness

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Gender Equality

Education & Community

Financial Literacy

Public Safety

Youth & Family

Environment

Conservation & Preservation

Sustainability & Renewable Energy

Social & Racial Justice

Animal Rights & Welfare

Humanitarian Aid & Developing Nations

Social Justice & Human Rights

Racial Justice

Veteran & Service Support

Health & Wellness

Fitness & Nutrition

Mental Health

Public Health

Reproductive Health

Grassroots

Grassroots Efforts

Self-Defined (Social Campaigns)

Self-Defined

Social Presence

Single-Platform

Clubhouse

Discord

Facebook

Instagram

LinkedIn

Pinterest

Reddit

Snapchat

TikTok

Triller

Tumblr

Twitch

Twitter

YouTube

Multi-Platform

Multi-Platform

Emerging Platform

Emerging Platform

Social Hit

Single Post or Activation (viral)

Clapback

Social Engagement

Community Management

Community Management

Engagement Tools

Access & Rewards

Call to Action

Chatbots

Contests

Gamification

Polls & Surveys

Integrated Experiences

Fundraising

Live Events

Shopping

Television

Real Time Response

Real Time Response

User Generated Content

User Generated Content

Self-Defined (Social Engagement)

Self-Defined

Social Partnerships

Brand Partnership

Celebrity Partnership

Entertainment Partnership

Influencer Partnership

Non-Profit Partnership

2021 SHORTY PHENOM AWARDS

Previously known as the Shorty Social Good Awards, the Shorty Impact Awards is an awards program created to raise global awareness around the positive impact brands, agencies and non-profits can have on society.

Individuals

Account Management

Analytics

Animation

Art Direction

Brand Marketing

Campaign Management

Communications

Community Management

Copywriting

Creative Direction

Culture

Data Analysis

Design

Editing

Illustration

Partnership Management

Photography

Production

Project Management

Public Relations

Research

Sales

Strategy

Talent Management

Self-Defined

Team

Account Team

Analytics Team

Client Team

Communications Team

Community Team

Content Team

Creative Team

Culture Team

Design Team

Legal Team

Marketing Team

Partnership Team

PR Team

Production Team

Research Team

Sales Team

Social Media Team

Strategy Team

Video Team

Self-Defined

Leader

Account Team Leader

Analytics Team Leader

Client Team Leader

Communications Team Leader

Community Team Leader

Content Team Leader

Creative Team Leader

Culture Team Leader

Design Team Leader

Legal Team Leader

Marketing Team Leader

Partnership Team Leader

PR Team Leader

Production Team Leader

Research Team Leader

Sales Team Leader

Social Media Team Leader

Strategy Team Leader

Video Team Leader

Self-Defined

Voice

Clubhouse Voice

Discord Voice

Facebook Voice

Instagram Voice

LinkedIn Voice

Pinterest Voice

Reddit Voice

TikTok Voice

Triller Voice

Tumblr Voice

Twitter Voice

YouTube Voice

From the 9th Annual Shorty Awards Author

Some of them create works of fiction, others write memoirs, and a few even started their writing careers on social media, but what all of these popular authors have in common is their knack for penning insightful prose on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and more, connecting with fans and making the internet a more articulate place, one post at a time.

Finalists

finalist
Chuck Klosterman
Best-selling nonfiction author and pop culture critic Chuck Klosterman is known for his philosophical, witty, and intriguing analyses and deconstructions of our internal impulses, desires, and fears. His ninth book, released in June of 2016, But What If We’re Wrong?: Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past explores the potential falsehoo…
finalist
Jennifer Weiner
Novelist and feminist Jennifer Weiner is taking the internet by storm. A #1 New York Times best-selling author with a film adaptation, two 2016 book releases, and international acclaim, Jennifer uses social media as a platform to promote the voice of women and bolster self-esteem. Her witty tweets serve to entertain and empower, offering a "power-…
finalist
Maureen Johnson
A New York Times and USA Today best-selling author who lives on Twitter, Maureen Johnson is internationally regarded for her popular and acclaimed young adult novels, including the Shades of London thriller series. The upcoming Truly Devious murder mystery trilogy isn’t her only current project, with her short story ”The Jubilee Express” included …
finalist
Roxane Gay
Her collection of essays, Bad Feminist, widely and critically considered the hallmark collection of modern feminist discourse, cultural critic, best-selling author, and feminist Roxane Gay strives to bring simplicity, openness, and inclusion to the concept of “feminism,” often construed as exclusionary or judgmental. Explaining “why America needs …
finalist
Stephen King
A best-selling author who needs no introduction, “King of Horror” Stephen King has expanded his haunting discourse into the cyber realm, applying humor and his penchant for the macabre to tweets about pop culture, politics, and his adorable pet corgi (aka “The Thing of Evil” who is busily “thinking up new acts of wickedness”). The writer’s recent …

Nominees

Caroline Calloway
Desiring to document her experience as an American student attending college abroad in Cambridge, Caroline Calloway far surpassed her goal, moving into the realm of celebrity and the reality of professional writing. Putting Instagram to use as an outlet for her internet-verbose musings, Caroline waxes eloquent about life, love, castles, and paneled vans in …
Elizabeth Gilbert
Named in TIME magazine’s “The 100 Most Influential People,” Elizabeth Gilbert inspires the world to seek internal happiness through empathy, journey, and acceptance. The author best known for her best-selling memoir Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth proved she truly practices what she preaches when, in fall 2016, two months after announcing separation from her hus…
Isaac Fitzgerald
BuzzFeed Books editor and author Isaac Fitzgerald believes that in every tattoo there is a story. Sporting ample ink of his own, the co-author of the acclaimed Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them captivates readers and social media followers with humorous, sordid stories and relatable personal struggles, including his recent viral BuzzFeed profil…
Jeffrey Toobin
Named “One of the most talented reporters covering American law” by The New York Times, best-selling author, CNN senior legal analyst, and New Yorker staff writer Jeffrey Toobin’s diverse legal and political commentary keeps the world in the loop. Author of six books, including The Run of His Life that inspired FX’s The People v. O.J. Simpson, and a 2016 re…
Jenny Mollen
Proving that life can change in a single tweet, actress and writer Jenny Mollen’s Twitter confessional about employing a prostitute with famous husband Jason Biggs collectively crashed Entertainment Tonight’s site and skyrocketed her writing career and social media celebrity virtually overnight. Now with two New York Times best-selling books, the 2016 featu…
Jessi Klein
The “brains behind Inside Amy Schumer,” head writer and executive producer Jessi Klein is now having her time to shine. She captivated the masses with her 2016 debut book release, You’ll Grow Out of It, a series of 24 personal essays that regales readers with her awkward coming of age stories, absurdist female pressures, tom-boy leanings, adamant hatred of …