It’s time to vote for your winner of the Community Choice Award!
Our annual awards recognise the best-of-the-best digital stories from 2021. While the winners of the other seven categories will be selected by our expert judging panel, the Community Choice Award will be decided by you — our storytelling community, via open public poll.
After much deliberation, Team Shorthand have compiled the following list of 10 stunning stories. Now, it's over to you to choose your favourite from this list.
Once you’ve voted, don’t forget to share this with your friends and colleagues!
"The hoarder’s treasure"
A masterpiece of multimedia storytelling from Stuff on the discovery of a priceless literary gem, punctuated with paintings, videos, photographs, and a podcast.
"Heeding the Call of a Country in Crisis"
A beautifully illustrated piece on the impact of the World Bank's International Development Association in Yemen, told through the personal story of Hasan.
"What eco-friendly lessons have you learned from the pandemic?"
A fun and colourful story about the eco-friendly lessons learnt from the pandemic in this story from the team at TODAY.
"The lost tablet and the secret documents"
A fascinating investigation from the BBC on Wagner, a Russian mercenary group with operations around the globe — and shadowy connections to the Russian state.
"#EnablingChange: Activity report 2020-2021"
A very slick activity report from Belgian development agency Enabel, with great use of Shorthand’s rich embed to incorporate data visualisations.
"7 ways TikTok works for brands"
Campaign looks at how the video-sharing app TikTok has had a significant impact on the cost-effectiveness of conversions, with impressive use of scroll-triggered animations.