Every year, we celebrate the best-of-the-best digital stories published on the web.
Best editorial story
This category celebrates innovative use of Shorthand for news and editorial content.
Best brand story
We want the best brand publishing and visual marketing campaigns.
Best not-for-profit story
This category is for nonprofits and charities creating stunning digital content.
Best business story
Show us great B2B stories, corporate comms and reports that delight your readers.
Best education story
We want engaging stories from educational institutions that go the extra mile.
Best arts & culture story
Give us your most impressive stories about arts, culture, and heritage.
The Craft Award
Nominate a designer, writer or leader in your team who is the best in their field.
The Community Choice Award
Nominated by the Shorthand Team, this Award will be selected by an open public poll.
All nominated stories must have been published in 2021. The deadline for entries was January 28, 2022.
About the Shorthand Awards:
The Shorthand Awards were founded to recognise the best-of-the-best digital stories published on the web around the world. The awards are a celebration of the craft of digital storytelling — both the incredible stories and the people that create them.
Key dates for your diary:
|Judging panel announced:||November 2021|
|Community Choice Award list announced:||December 2021|
|Deadline for nominations:||January 28, 2022|
|Finalists announced:||February 2022|
|Shorthand Awards - winners announced:||April 2022|