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

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

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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

82

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?)

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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

ronniewilson

@ronniewilson

I nominate @ronniewilson for a Shorty Award in #health because he really cares about it and he asked for it.

@shortyawards #health@ronniewilson because he's not only healthy, he's wealthy with friends.

I nominate @ronniewilson for a Shorty Award in #personal because...he is one of twitterville's community member & he's kind.

85

PerezRevenge

@PerezRevenge

I nominate @PerezRevenge for a Shorty Award in #news because he keeps us up-to-date on the topics that really matter

86

illico

@illico

I nominate @illico for a Shorty Award in #news - he's intelligently guiding the worlds leading intelligent information source

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toastedrav

@toastedrav

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

88

gatewaygroupie

@gatewaygroupie

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

89

buzzonnews

@buzzonnews

I nominate @buzzonnews for a Shorty Award in #news because i think is a best and complete news of the day

90

regalseagull

@regalseagull

I nominate @regalseagull for a Shorty Award in #humor because they are truly humorous parody on everyday life in Utah.

I nominate @regalseagull for a Shorty Award in #advertising.

I nominate @regalseagull for a Shorty Award in #news because their news is so hard hitting, it gives concussions.

91

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!!

92

petersantili

@petersantili

I nominate @petersantili for a Shorty Award in #news because of his exclusive style in describing what happens around

93

edadams

@edadams

@edadams RT: @shortyawards I nominate @ABAJournal for a Shorty Award in #news because... it's a great source of legal news content.

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alizasherman

@alizasherman

I nominate @alizasherman for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because no matter where she is, there she blogs!

I nominate @alizasherman for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because...she's a pioneer in this world. And she passes it on.

I nominate @alizasherman for a Shorty Award in #socialmedia because she is the one & only original Cybergrrl!

95

cbcnews

@cbcnews

I nominate @cbcnews in category #news because... I'm Canadian.

96

texasnews

@texasnews

I nominate @texasnews for a Shorty Award in #news because they do great job summarizing topic. No repetition.

97

nprnews

@nprnews

I nominate @nprnews for a Shorty Award in #news because NPR is the only news-program that doesn't try to scare me.

98

manolova64

@manolova64

I nominate @manolova64 for a Shorty Award in #news because por sus apuntes en twitter

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Asnycnow15News

@Asnycnow15News

I nominate @Asnycnow15News for a Shorty Award in #news because...Best Current Affairs Stories

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emzanotti

@emzanotti

I nominate @emzanotti for a Shorty Award in #news because she is the smartest person I don't agree with.

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