THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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

From the 9th Annual Shorty Awards Journalist

While everyone claims that print newspapers are dying, journalism is more alive than ever on social media, with writers and reporters taking to Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, and any other platform they can to reach readers 24/7. The news doesn’t stop, and neither do our nominees, who have accomplished newsworthy things themselves this year.

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Nominees

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Al Roker
For the past 20 years, America has woken up to Al Roker’s weather forecast on the Today show and la…
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Andrew Kaczynski
He made waves this year after taking his entire KFILE investigative reporting team from BuzzFeed to…
Ari Shapiro
All things considered… Ari Shapiro is one of today’s great journalists. As a host of NPR’s flagship…
Daniel Victor
What’s in a word? New York Times reporter Daniel Victor’s recent social media fame, that’s what. Da…
Danyel Smith
Danyel Smith says she is “just trying to be me / doin’ what i gotta do,” while also writing and edi…
Ezra Klein
Ezra Klein’s career is the dream of any journalistic blogger. He started writing independently, onl…
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Jacqui Cheng
Chicago-based journalist Jacqui Cheng is the editor-in-chief of The Wirecutter and The Sweethome, t…
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Jorge Ramos
In times of political unrest, it’s journalists like Univision’s Jorge Ramos that speak for those wh…
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Lauren Duca
Teen Vogue writer and Twitter star Lauren Duca had a big year. First of all, she got married. Beyon…
Michael Ausiello
Michael Ausiello is the founder and editor-in-chief of TVLine.com where he rewinds, reviews, and ra…
Murtaza Hussain
Brooklyn-based journalist and “Habitual line stepper” Murtaza Hussain is a political commentator fo…
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Tre'vell Anderson
Tre’vell Anderson covers Hollywood life for The Los Angeles Times through the lens of the black and…