The year's best producers of short* news 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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Shorty Awards News Winners and Finalists

There were 5 finalists in this category.

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shahpriya

@shahpriya

I nominate @shahpriya for a Shorty Award in #news for her twittering of phone reports during the #.. http://tinyurl.com/55ds8k

I nominate @shahpriya for a Shorty Award in #news for her twittering of phone reports during the #Mumbai crisis.

77

tvnewsradio

@tvnewsradio

I nominate @tvnewsradio for a Shorty Award in #news because...they deserve it!

I nominate @tvnewsradio for a Shorty Award in #news because...tvnewsradio is your source for internet tv, news and radio. :)

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BradStone

@BradStone

I also nominate @BradStone of NYTimes for a Shorty Award in #news for his good coverage of the Shorties http://bit.ly/nytimess

I nominate @BradStone of NY Times for a Shorty Award in #news of his good coverage of the Shorties http://bit.ly/nytimess

79

thefix

@thefix

I vote for @thefix in the Shorty Awards Finals for #politics because always timely and witty- my fav tweet!

I vote for @thefix in the Shorty Awards Finals for #politics because...I'm a political junkie.

I vote for @thefix in the Shorty Awards Finals for #politics because...the fix rocks!!!!

80

oknox

@oknox

I nominate @oknox in category #news because 120 characters is the ideal pool report length -anamariecox

I nominate @oknox in category #news because 120 characters is the ideal pool report length

81

twot

@twot

Retweeting @shortyawards: @twot, you were nominated by @saucer for a #news Shorty Award http://bit.ly/VQqL Thanks for all the props saucer!

I nominate @twot for a Shorty Award in #news because I get more timely, cool tips from her than from just about anywhere else.

@shortyawards oops, malformed nomination. @twot #humor (does that work now?)

82

derushaj

@derushaj

I nominate @derushaj for a Shorty Award in #news because following him on Twitter gives me the inside scoop!

I nominate @derushaj for a Shorty Award in #news #humor for his integration of Twitter & Good Question and for making me l

83

malburns

@malburns

I nominate @malburns in category #virtualworlds because he has the best VW news in the twitterverse

I nominate @malburns for a Shorty Award in #news because he's the most prolific and concise source on Twitter

I nominate @malburns for a Shorty Award in #news because I get much of my info about Virtual Worlds from his tweets.

84

StyleWeekly

@StyleWeekly

@shortyawards @StyleWeekly #news Most est. news media just do 1 way communications (which is fine), but Style actually inter@cts w readers

85

StrangeNews

@StrangeNews

I nominate @StrangeNews in category #news 'cause they tweet most interesting & wacky stories & not negative like stand

86

gregorylent

@gregorylent

@shortyawards #news @gregorylent My favorite tweeter, telling it like it is.

87

huguito

@huguito

I nominate @huguito for a Shorty Award in #news because Con-Cafe.com cellphone news is very cool!

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mavarin

@mavarin

@mavarin: thanks for the @shortyawards #news nomination!

89

waynesutton

@waynesutton

I recommend @waynesutton in the Shorty Award category #socialmedia because he's a jedi master & student with social media.

I nominate @waynesutton for #socialmedia just because he's all over the place!

I nominate @waynesutton for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because his insighful reporting is thoughtful and entertaining

90

2drinkbehinds

@2drinkbehinds

I nominate @2drinkbehinds in #news for possibly the greatest breaking-news tweet of all time: http://tinyurl.com/6wnodu

91

shogunhatamoto

@shogunhatamoto

I nominate @shogunhatamoto for a @shortyaward in #news because he is a prolific tech reporter and knows how to use twitter for his craft

92

alonis

@alonis

I nominate @alonis for a Shorty Award in #news because...she is the best source for breaking news......period...end of sub ...

I nominate @alonis for a shorty award in #friend because she is an AMAZING friend

Btw: @alonis & @AlBoeBNO are in the running for the Shorty Awards in #randomjunk . http://shortyawards.com/

93

beaconnews

@beaconnews

I would like to nominate @beaconnews for #news

94

ShaneWatch

@ShaneWatch

I nominate @ShaneWatch for a Shorty Award in #pity because begging for an award is sad. It's like @p begging on IRC.

I nominate @ShaneWatch for a Shorty Award in #Pity because it's just that sad

@shortyawards @ShaneWatch in #egocentric because it's so goddamn true.

95

centernetworks

@centernetworks

I nominate @centernetworks for a Shorty Award in #news because it consistently provides useful insight into the Tech community

96

NewsHub

@NewsHub

I nominate @NewsHub for a Shorty in #news 'cause I get the right balance of breaking & unusual news with personality &

97

hrbartender

@hrbartender

I recommend @hrbartender in the Shorty Award category #brand because...you can still nominate after the deadline. Woo Hoo!

I recommend @hrbartender in the Shorty Award category #business because...you can still nominate after the deadline.

I nominate @hrbartender for a Shorty Award in #blogging because they've got a great Blog!

98

eunice007

@eunice007

I nominate @eunice007 for the category of #personal because she is unique and one of my TBFF

I nominate @eunice007 and @SeanMarler for a Shorty Award in #romance because it's fun watching it unfold

I nominate @eunice007 for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because she's a natural in FUN moments and she is very nice 2follow

99

toastedrav

@toastedrav

I nominate @toastedrav for a Shorty Award in #news because they bring us news and entertainment for St. Louis.

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gatewaygroupie

@gatewaygroupie

I nominate @gatewaygroupie for a Shorty Award in #news because baking IS gay

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