Every year, we celebrate the best-of-the-best digital content on the web.
Nominations are now open
The Shorthand Awards have officially returned for the seventh year in a row. Help us celebrate the writers, designers, and creatives of the world — creators pushing the boundaries of digital content, and striving to master their craft.
The deadline for entries is 24 February 2023.
Best editorial story
This category champions the best news and editorial content, from longform analysis to urgent op-eds
Best brand story
Nominate exciting, visual marketing stories that tell brand narratives well
Best not-for-profit story
For the best examples of non-profit organisations moving hearts and minds with digital content on the web
Best business story
Written a stunning report? Gone the extra mile with B2B stories or corporate comms? We want to see them!
Best education story
Celebrating engaging, empowering, and vivid stories from across the education sectors
Best arts & culture story
Show us the most beautiful stories across the realms of arts, culture, and heritage
Best agency/partner story
Submit your proudest stories made in collaboration with other teams
Most innovative story
For stories pushing the boundaries of traditional web content
The Craft award
Give some love to the crafters: nominate a designer, writer, or leader who’s the best in their field
The community choice award
Nominated by the Shorthand Team, this cross-category Award will be selected by an open public poll