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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)

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Jay Brannan

Jay Brannan

a disaster you can't even conceptualize
Janda Lucas
Janda Lucas I 2nd the nomination! @jaybrannan I nominate @louispeitzman for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he's a good writer & a kind soul
Louis Peitzman
Louis Peitzman Aww, thanks, Jay! RT @jaybrannan I nominate @louispeitzman for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he's a good writer & a kind soul
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2 votes in journalist
123 votes in music
7 votes in celebrity
6 votes in humor
5 votes in other

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Jorge Pontual

Jorge Pontual

pontual@email.msn.com
Lílian Moreira
Lílian Moreira I nominate @JorgePontual for a Shorty Award in #journalist because for your importance as foreign correspondent!
Nelson Machado
Nelson Machado I nominate @JorgePontual for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...He´s cool and hard worker
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2 votes in journalist
1 vote in jornalism

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Misty Montano

Misty Montano

Assignment Editor @ CBS4 News in Denver. Breaking news, developing stories, and news tips oh my!
Dawn A Crawford
Dawn A Crawford I nominate @mistymontano for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she lets you be part of the new each and every day
R Subramanian
R Subramanian I nominate @MistyMontano for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she's a pioneer in merging local news + social media
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2 votes in journalist

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Marci Diehl

Marci Diehl

magazine writer, copywriter+soc med specialist former PGA Tour wife in another life, with a novel in search of an agent, I write therefore I tweet
Carol WhiteLlewellyn
Carol WhiteLlewellyn I nominate @writerdiehl for a Shorty Award in #journalist because of her excellence in writing and coverage of topics.
Meg Colombo
Meg Colombo I nominate @writerdiehl for a Shorty Award in #journalist because of her excellence in writing + journalistic coverage
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2 votes in journalist

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Andrea Paternostro

Andrea Paternostro

Research Analyst, Freelance Journalist {business, technology, social media ...}
Gioiacommunica
Gioiacommunica I nominate @andreapater for a Shorty Award in #journalist because his articols are very interesting and informative
FundCauses
FundCauses I nominate @andreapater for a Shorty Award in #journalist because clever and so informed
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2 votes in journalist

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Lei Seca RJ

Lei Seca RJ

Informações em tempo real sobre o trânsito e blitz de Lei Seca no RJ, que tanto atrapalham o trânsito e ferem nosso direito de ir e vir.
Nilo Júnior
Nilo Júnior I nominate @LeiSecaRJ for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... c/ sua gama de seguidores, "ele está em toda parte"
Bumerangue
Bumerangue I nominate @LeiSecaRJ for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...it shows us sobriety chekpoints and safeways in Rio,
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2 votes in journalist
664 votes in news
10 votes in customerservice
4 votes in apps
2 votes in nonprofit

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RodrigoBNO

RodrigoBNO

Journalist. VP and co-founder of BNO News. Also co-founder of @BreakingNews, now owned by MSNBC. Sometimes 'se habla español'.
Silvio Tercero
Silvio Tercero I nominate @RodrigoBNO for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... he's the best at it.
karen holleran
karen holleran #shortyawards I nominate @RodrigoBNO #journalist because he gets the news out before anyone on twitter!
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2 votes in journalist
2 votes in news
1 vote in apps

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Zoe Margolis

Zoe Margolis

Girl With A One Track Mind: Sexblogger, author, geek.
pierre l'allier
pierre l'allier I nominate @girlonetrack for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...she has a great sense of humour and writes well
isabel rose
isabel rose I nominate @girlonetrack for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she is funny and clever without being pretentious.
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2 votes in journalist

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India Knight

India Knight

Sunday Times columnist, novelist, mammal. This is my personal Twitter.
isabel rose
isabel rose I nominate @indiaknight for a Shorty Award in #journalist because ace opinions on what is happening and great links.
baby monkey
baby monkey I nominate @indiaknight for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...when a story breaks I like to get her take on it.
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2 votes in journalist
1 vote in blogger

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Justin Kings

Justin Kings

Justin runs radio and multi-media business, newsleader media consultancy.
Deborah Wilson
Deborah Wilson I nominate @newsleader for a Shorty Award in #journalist because I found masses of useful info from him in just 2 mins
Tom Kingham
Tom Kingham I nominate @newsleader for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...his free tips are amazing!
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2 votes in journalist
2 votes in nonprofit

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Peter Kafka

Peter Kafka

Verbose, concise.
Josh McHugh
Josh McHugh I nominate @pkafka for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... he resolved to auto-tune all his interviews in 2010!
Ian Schafer
Ian Schafer I nominate @pkafka for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he manages to have a sense of humor and hustle at the same time.
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2 votes in journalist

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rachelsklar

rachelsklar

Media addict on the loose.
Lori
Lori I nominate @rachelsklar for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she's one of the coolest chicks I know.
Josh Weinberger
Josh Weinberger I nominate @rachelsklar for a Shorty Award in #journalist 'cause she's permanently altered my use of "mediate." http://bit.ly/shor
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2 votes in journalist
1 vote in news
1 vote in tech
1 vote in blogger

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Brian Morrissey

Brian Morrissey

Digital Editor at Adweek, marathon runner, cheeseburger connoisseur
Molly Parsley
Molly Parsley I nominate @bmorrissey for a Shorty Award in #journalist - he writes stories that skeptics like me can appreciate.
Ian Schafer
Ian Schafer I nominate @bmorrissey for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he knows when it will be the year of mobile.
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2 votes in journalist

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Bill Rinehart

Bill Rinehart

Reporter/Anchor for 700WLW, downtown denizen, Internet wit, bon vivant, dork
Scott Livesay
Scott Livesay I nominate @700BillRinehart for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he's handsome, talented and Cincy NEEDS HIM!
katwomanofsteele
katwomanofsteele I nominate @700BillRinehart for a Shorty Award in #journalist bcuz he simultaneously tweets police chases, witty quips & quippy wits
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2 votes in journalist
1 vote in humor
1 vote in food
1 vote in newsreporting

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TheBloggess

TheBloggess

I have friends in spite of myself.
Naima Zarga
Naima Zarga I nominate @TheBloggess for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... she thinks so deeply others can't find their way.
Robert Garilli
Robert Garilli I nominate @TheBloggess for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... she writes about the big issues. Like clown porn.
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2 votes in journalist
277 votes in humor
21 votes in customerservice
19 votes in government
7 votes in blogger

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TheResident

TheResident

I make good/smart/affordable TV and online video for a living. And I love it.
DJ_Brown
DJ_Brown I nominate @theresident 4 a Shorty Award in #journalist because shes jst awesome & i dont think anyone could do what she does w/o her lo
TheResident
TheResident I nominate @TheResident for a Shorty Award in #journalist because everyone CALLS me shorty...http://shortyawards.com/category/journalist
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2 votes in journalist
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in humor

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Adam Clark Estes

Adam Clark Estes

I handle citizen journalism for the Huffington Post. After hours, I'm the editor for IvyGateBlog.com and gunnertime.com.
Serious Business!
Serious Business! I nominate @adamclarkestes for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he's revolutionizing citizen reporting!
Huffington Post
Huffington Post I nominate @adamclarkestes for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he's revolutionizing citizen reporting!
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2 votes in journalist

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Mark Colvin

Mark Colvin

Presenter of PM, ABC Radio
Sheridan Jobbins
Sheridan Jobbins I nominate @Colvinius for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he's smarter than me.
Tom Marshall
Tom Marshall I nominate @Colvinius for a Shorty Award in #journalist because he is a rare trustworthy and informed voice
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2 votes in journalist

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larisaalexandrovna
thewendelicious
thewendelicious I nominate @larisaalexandrovna for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...She's Brilliant & Sassy
LadyLiberty13
LadyLiberty13 I nominate @LarisaAlexandrovna for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she's a great journalist, cutting edge.
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2 votes in journalist

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Democracy Now!

Democracy Now!

Unofficial Twitter feed for Democracy Now!
Jim Weiler
Jim Weiler I nominate @democracynow for a Shorty Award in #journalist because Amy Goodman and crew are in Haiti Now.
allisonkilkenny
allisonkilkenny I nominate @democracynow for a Shorty Award in #journalist because they report the unreported.
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2 votes in journalist
20 votes in news