9th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

All finalists have been announced, stay tuned for more updates about the 9th Annual Shorty Awards on April 23, 2017

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

Health & Wellness

Everyone needs motivation to get moving and get in shape, and these are the people who are ready to lead the way. From nutritional tips on Twitter to YouTube workout regimens and Instagrammed inspiration for a healthier lifestyle, everything you need to be at your best can be found by following our nominees.

If you’re a health or fitness brand looking for recognition for your use of social media enter the Best in Health and Fitness Shorty Award.


Black Girl In Om
An online “space for women of color to breathe easy,” Black Girl in Om promotes #SelfCare and #SelfLove by sharing wellness tips and support for communities of women often overlooked by traditional hol...
Dana Falsetti
Dana Falsetti “came to yoga as a last resort.” After years of struggling with her weight and confidence, she entered a yoga class and, despite feeling overwhelmed, started to find peace. Now she’s an a...
Hannah Bronfman
Founder of the health and lifestyle site HBFIT.com, the social media-savvy Hannah Bronfman began 2016 by announcing her @Hannahbgood Snapchat account, which was quickly featured as one of “The Best Sna...
Hello Glow
Stephanie Gerber founded her DIY blog HelloGlow.co as “a destination for natural wellness, nutrition and skincare,” with corresponding @helloglowblog social media feeds helping to bring her simple tips...
Patrick Beach
Vinyasa yoga instructor Patrick Beach believes in “patience. persistence. poise.”—his all-lowercase Instagram comments underscoring his low-key temperament and humble practice. Regularly posting videos...
The Body Coach TV
Creator of the popular “90-Day Shift, Shape and Sustain” online fitness and nutrition plan, @thebodycoach Joe Wicks is back with a series of Lean in 15 books, filled with quick recipes and short workou...


About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, Vine and the rest of the social web.

The 9th Annual Shorty Awards will be held April 23, 2017 in NYC and streamed to the public.