Headline Shorty Headline Twitter

The Year's Best Journalist on Twitter

For individual professional journalists. To nominate Twitter accounts for new organizations, use #news

Marketwire

Journalist Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

140
I vote for for a Shorty Award in
(Help)
Vote with a tweet. Votes must have a reason after "because..." or they won't count!

Journalist Leaderboard

If the number of votes for you fluctuates, find out why here: Vote auditing

Winner

The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences will use a combination of criteria to select the winner from among the finalists, including the number of votes, the reasons given in nominations, answers to the Shorty Interview (which you can still take here) and the content of the finalists' tweets.

68th

Nancy Atkinson

Nancy Atkinson

Senior Writer and Editor for UniverseToday.com, producer/editor for Astronomy Cast & 365 Days of Astronomy, and a NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador.
PlanetBye
PlanetBye I nominate @Nancy_A for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she brings timely and interesting space&astronomy news.
Luke C.
Luke C. I nominate @Nancy_A for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she brings inspired insight to space news
tavianne
tavianne I nominate @Nancy_A for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she brings us inspired insights into space & astronomy
View all votes for Nancy Atkinson
3 votes in journalist

68th
(tie)

mattdavis999

mattdavis999

News editor at the Portland Mercury, Oregon. Also: Idiot. Interested in broader idiocy.
Michelle Rogelstad
Michelle Rogelstad I nominate @mattdavis999 for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he's a dedicated news editor doing great things with social media!
Andrew Plambeck
Andrew Plambeck I nominate @MattDavis999 for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he is adapting to a changing media enviro better than anyone around!
t.a. barnhart
t.a. barnhart I nominate @MattDavis999 for a Shorty Award in #journalist because the Merc's voter reg cover was simple brilliance.
View all votes for mattdavis999
3 votes in journalist

69th

Troy Smith

Troy Smith

Entertainment reporter for the Democrat and Chronicle, and insider magazine, freelance writer, blogger, music lover, St.Bonaventure grad, knowledge seeker
Lorena Heletea
Lorena Heletea RT @mikefixs: I nominate @troylsmith for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he tweets effectively 4 news http://shortyaward...
Todd Clausen
Todd Clausen RT @troylsmith: I nominate @troylsmith for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he is I and I am him
Troy Smith
Troy Smith I nominate @troylsmith for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he is I and I am him
View all votes for Troy Smith
5 votes in journalist
1 vote in egocentric

70th

David Archuleta

David Archuleta

I'm David. I like music.
Melissa Clouthier
Melissa Clouthier RT @daveweigel I nominate @DavidaRCHIE for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he let me borrow his pencil one time.
Liz
Liz RT @daveweigel I nominate @DavidaRCHIE for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he let me borrow his pencil one time.
daveweigel
daveweigel I nominate @DavidaRCHIE for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he let me borrow his pencil one time.
View all votes for David Archuleta
4 votes in journalist
385 votes in music
158 votes in humor
153 votes in celebrity
94 votes in food

70th
(tie)

Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Dr. Sanjay Gupta

CNN Chief Medical Correspondent; Neurosurgeon
Jane
Jane I nominate @sanjayguptaCNN for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... what is reporting without heart? Sterile.
Cynthia Wise
Cynthia Wise RT @kristinebrite I nominate @sanjayguptaCNN for a Shorty Award in #journalist because I'm watching him save lives right now.
Jennifer W
Jennifer W RT @kristinebrite: I nominate @sanjayguptaCNN for a Shorty Award in #journalist because I'm watching him save lives right now.
View all votes for Dr. Sanjay Gupta
4 votes in journalist
3 votes in health

71st

David Mailloux

David Mailloux

A gay activist by any other name would be just as gay. You'll get over it, though. Maybe you'll learn something too.
Sarah B.
Sarah B. RT @philipot00: THANK YOU! RT @dymsum: I nominate @Ameriqueer for a Shorty Award in #journalist..
Philbert Philguin
Philbert Philguin THANK YOU! RT @dymsum: I nominate @Ameriqueer for a Shorty Award in #journalist..
Gaytriot Ameriqueer
Gaytriot Ameriqueer THANK YOU! RT @dymsum I nominate @Ameriqueer for a Shorty Award in #journalist..
View all votes for David Mailloux
3 votes in journalist

71st
(tie)

SKORCH Magazine

SKORCH Magazine

#1 Plus Size Fashion Magazine - Sizes 12-28 - Published Monthly Digital Mag
Stiletto Siren
Stiletto Siren RT @jessicakane: I vote for @skorchmagazine for a Shorty Award in #journalist because..they have the BEST plussize fashion on the globe! htt
Jessica O'Brien
Jessica O'Brien I vote for @skorchmagazine for a Shorty Award in #journalist because they have the BEST plussize fashion on the globe!
Jessica Kane SKORCH
Jessica Kane SKORCH I vote for @skorchmagazine for a Shorty Award in #journalist because..they have the BEST plussize fashion on the globe!
View all votes for SKORCH Magazine
3 votes in journalist

71st
(tie)

Jeannette Kaplun

Jeannette Kaplun

Emmy nominated TV Host of Viva la Familia, Co Founder & Chief Content Officer Todobebe. Presentadora TV, Editora en Jefe de Todobebé. Latina. Mamá. Working mom
Mari Urdaneta
Mari Urdaneta RT @Todobebe: I nominate @jeannettekaplun for a Shorty Award in #journalist cause she's a bilingual #latina helping parents, women http: ...
Jeannette Kaplun
Jeannette Kaplun Thank you 4 your support RT @shortyvotes : @jeannettekaplun, you were nominated by for a Shorty Award in #journalist http://bit.ly/5jd7...
Todobebé
Todobebé I nominate @jeannettekaplun for a Shorty Award in #journalist cause she's a bilingual #latina helping parents, women
View all votes for Jeannette Kaplun
3 votes in journalist
1 vote in egocentric

71st
(tie)

Jim Long

Jim Long

new media soul trapped in an old media body
Jennah
Jennah I nominate @newmediajim for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he gives great insight and behind the scenes info
Evonne Benedict
Evonne Benedict RT @alemily: I nominate @newmediajim for a Shorty Award in #journalist for keeping us on the up-and-up with NBC News
A. Emily
A. Emily I nominate @newmediajim for a Shorty Award in #journalist for keeping us on the up-and-up with NBC News
View all votes for Jim Long
3 votes in journalist
1 vote in news

71st
(tie)

Christine Maddela

Christine Maddela

Christine Maddela, Weekend Anchor/ Reporter WKRN- TV, News 2 in Nashville, TN; Also, founder of CM Consulting, Media management media training and consulting
Bacon & Grease Radio
Bacon & Grease Radio I nominate @Christnemaddela 4 Shorty Award in #journalist bc. she lets me tweet'r when im drunk. & Shes got real Talent
Christine Maddela
Christine Maddela RT @MattInNashville: I nominate @christnemaddela for a Shorty Award in #journalist because.. outstanding use of Twitter in a local media ...
Matt Peters
Matt Peters I nominate @christnemaddela for a Shorty Award in #journalist because.. outstanding use of Twitter in a local media mkt
View all votes for Christine Maddela
3 votes in journalist
2 votes in journalism
1 vote in news
1 vote in egocentric

71st
(tie)

Jes.

Jes.

Author, journalist, editor. Publisher of the Herald de Paris et Cie. & Host of Le Morning Show
Shire
Shire I nominate @jes2go for a Shorty Award in #journalist b/c she created the amazing bilingual, online news @HeralddeParis
Marianne Baird
Marianne Baird RT @SchuggaJoy: I nominate @jes2go for a Shorty Award in #journalist for her brilliant creation of best online news @HeralddeParis http: ...
Debra Joy
Debra Joy I nominate @jes2go for a Shorty Award in #journalist for her brilliant creation of best online news @HeralddeParis
View all votes for Jes.
3 votes in journalist

72nd

willianbonner
Leticia Rodrigues
Leticia Rodrigues I recommend @willianbonner in the Shorty Award category #journalist because...
Veruska Juliana
Veruska Juliana I vote for @willianbonner for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...
Julio Figueredo
Julio Figueredo I vote for @willianbonner for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...
View all votes for willianbonner
5 votes in journalist

73rd

Jack Sargeant

Jack Sargeant

F1 blog for news and views.
Andy Shaw
Andy Shaw I nominate @anf1blog_com for a Shorty Award in #journalist because it's one of the best new F1 blogs out there!
Michael Griffin
Michael Griffin I nominate @anf1blog_com for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...his site is original and he is a great journo too.
Andrew Watson
Andrew Watson I nominate @anf1blog_com for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...
View all votes for Jack Sargeant
3 votes in journalist
2 votes in f1
1 vote in sports
1 vote in egocentric

73rd
(tie)

William
Evelim Souza
Evelim Souza I vote for @realwboner for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... is the best.
Leidinara Batista
Leidinara Batista I vote for @realwboner for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... he is a reference in journalism in Brazil.
Bruno Figueiró
Bruno Figueiró I nominate @realwboner for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...
View all votes for William
3 votes in journalist
1 vote in music

73rd
(tie)

corrientelatina

corrientelatina

one of the premier websites for Latin Music and Entertainment - www.corrientelatina.com
Grande
Grande I nominate @corrientelatina for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... And now you should do the same! RT!
Some
Some I nominate @corrientelatina for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... And now you should do the same! RT!
corrientelatina
corrientelatina I nominate @corrientelatina for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...
View all votes for corrientelatina
3 votes in journalist
18 votes in journalism
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in shortyaward

73rd
(tie)

Jenna Wortham

Jenna Wortham

New York Times tech reporter, ♥, nerd, hustler. Contact info: jenna@nytimes.com
Patrick Di Justo
Patrick Di Justo I nominate @jennydeluxe for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she gets to the stories before they happen!!!
Josh Weinberger
Josh Weinberger I nominate @jennydeluxe for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she gets the mix of social and technology.
soraya darabi
soraya darabi I nominate @jennydeluxe for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...
View all votes for Jenna Wortham
3 votes in journalist

74th

Dave Bragdon

Dave Bragdon

Wannabe musician/writer/whatever trying to stay warm in Brooklyn.
Elsie
Elsie I vote for @D for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he has incredible credebility.
Ragen Tolentino
Ragen Tolentino I nominate @d for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he has broad knowledge in technology,cameras,gadgets.
randy rey
randy rey I nominate @d for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...
View all votes for Dave Bragdon
3 votes in journalist
11 votes in music
4 votes in celebrity
2 votes in apps
2 votes in humor

75th

Ana

Ana

20-something girl blogger for RedEye/ChicagoNow. Also known as @AnaLovesMusic
Geek To Me
Geek To Me I nominate @AccidentallySxy for a Shorty Award in #journalist because of her insights into dating and relationships.
Ryan Kiefer
Ryan Kiefer I nominate @accidentallysxy for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she said someone ought to do it.
View all votes for Ana
2 votes in journalist
1 vote in blogger

75th
(tie)

Augusta Insider

Augusta Insider

Political news & rumors from under the dome in Augusta & around Maine
Jim Fossel
Jim Fossel I nominate @AugustaInsider for a Shorty Award in #journalist for their coverage of Maine politics
Derek Viger
Derek Viger I nominate @AugustaInsider for a Shorty Award in #journalist because I am a shameless self-promoter :)
View all votes for Augusta Insider
2 votes in journalist

75th
(tie)

Karoli

Karoli

Married, mom to pug and 3 mostly-grown kids, fighting for health care reform for them. And you.
Deborah
Deborah I nominate @Karoli for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she's smart, level headed, thorough and informed.
Amanda_Rudelt
Amanda_Rudelt I nominate @karoli for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she is the best journalist I have read in my lifetime.
View all votes for Karoli
2 votes in journalist
16 votes in politics
2 votes in news