The year's best producers of short* local content

*140 characters or less, on Twitter

The Shorty Awards honors the year's best content producers on Twitter.

The first annual Shorty Awards Ceremony was held on February 11, 2009. Read what the press had to say about it and watch video from the night. Get news about next year's awards and who to follow on Twitter by joining the email list, subscribing to the blog, or following @ShortyNews on Twitter.

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Top nominees in local

1

Hillsborough

@Hillsborough

I nominate @Hillsborough for a Shorty Award in #local for keeping us informed about Hillsborough

I nominate @Hillsborough for a Shorty Award in #news for keeping us informed about Hillsborough

2

jimw

@jimw

I nominate @jimw for a Shorty Award in #local because he got me interested in Twitter.

3

orangepolitics

@orangepolitics

I nominate @orangepolitics for a Shorty Award in #local for keeping us informed

I nominate @orangepolitics for a Shorty Award in #news because it is a great local site.

4

oberazzi

@oberazzi

@oberazzi We are honored for the @shortyawards nomination. Thanks! In #local & #news, wow!

@oberazzi Thanks for nomination for the Shorty Award in the #food category. http://shortyawards.com/category/food

I nominate @oberazzi for an award in #blindphotography for his photos and his vision of community

5

statesman

@statesman

I nominate @statesman for a Shorty Award in #news bc they use Twitter WELL - I don't zone out when they tweet!

I nominate @statesman for a Shorty Award in #news because the newspaper's interaction's on twitter seem authentic.

I nominate @statesman in #news

6

blogdowntown

@blogdowntown

I nominate @blogdowntown for a Shorty Award in #local being the source for Downtown News. Wait...isn't there a newspaper?