The year's best producers of short* media 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 media

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newmediajim

@newmediajim

I nominate @newmediajim for a Shorty Award in #news because news breaks first from the man behind the camera.

I nominate @newmediajim in category #news for his reporting.

I nominate @newmediajim for a Shorty Award in #news because he takes us behind the scenes.

2

wildearth

@wildearth

I vote for @wildearth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #travel because animals are awesome...especially in the wild!

I vote for @wildearth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #travel because...they share a lot of love and kindness!

I vote for @wildearth in the Shorty Awards Finals for #travel because animals rule.

3

skydiver

@skydiver

I recommend @skydiver in the Shorty Award category #business because his HARO rocks!

I nominate @skydiver for a Shorty Award in #news because HARO is changing the news and PR worlds.

I nominate @skydiver for a Shorty Award in #business - HARO has been a game changer for ordinary folks wanting PR

4

mayhemstudios

@mayhemstudios

I recommend @mayhemstudios in the Shorty Award category #design because he is very creative.. produces award winning work

I nominate @mayhemstudios for a Shorty Award in #design because he offers helpful links and ideas for Designers.

I nominate @mayhemstudios for a Shorty Award in #design because...very generous & kicks ass

5

helenmosher

@helenmosher

I nominate @helenmosher for #media #women #socialmedia for calling me out abt a newmediajim being the only 1

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bonniefuller

@bonniefuller

I vote for @bonniefuller in category #entertainment because she has the most insightful analysis of celebrity gossip.

@shortyawards @bonniefuller for a Shorty in #entertainment for this tweet: "Naked Jen Aniston on GQ mag: proves her body is wonderland!

I nominate @bonniefuller for a Shorty Award in #media because... she is a legend of women's mags and her to-come digital brand

7

prsarahevans

@prsarahevans

I nominate @prsarahevans in category #pr because she's pr-fect at it!

I nominate @prsarahevans for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because she's social media maniac and it's contagious!

I nominate@prsarahevans for #socialmedia She has definitely added to my knowledge of PR!!

8

ohmygoff

@ohmygoff

I nominate @ohmygoff for a Shorty Award in #media because on @wusa9 she provides traffic news, fun blog, and mixes with peeps

I nominate @ohmygoff for a Shorty Award in #personal because she makes me laugh

9

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

10

basicbrewing

@basicbrewing

I nominate @basicbrewing for a Shorty Award in #media because.. they really promote old skills in the new e-world

11

jayrosen_nyu

@jayrosen_nyu

I nominate @jayrosen_nyu for a Shorty Award in #journalism AND #academia for his insight and analysis into the medium

@ShortyAwardS @jayrosen_nyu for #News; I idolize & aspire to his curmudgeony, gothamite goodness. Also, #Detroit press tweets.

I nominate @jayrosen_nyu in #journalism and/or #media for constantly insightful and thought-provoking comments on the media

12

sarahevenas

@sarahevenas

I nominate @sarahevenas for a Shorty Award in #media because she's great at getting ideas flowing and people talking. good pr

13

laureltouby

@laureltouby

I nominate @laureltouby in #media for her bio: "I'm a writer who somehow lost my way..." Aren't we all?