Academy Member Directory

The Academy is comprised of luminaries from advertising, media, entertainment and technology. Members are grouped into juries based on their individual areas of expertise. The Marketing & CMO juries are responsible for judging the Shorty Awards for brands & organizations.

King Bach

Viner

Craig Benzine

YouTuber, WheezyWaiter

Alton Brown

Bestselling Author and Foodist

Nick Cannon

Host, America's Got Talent; Founder of NCredible Entertainment; and Chairman of TeenNick

Jessica Cook

Viner and Entertainer

J. Cyrus

Viner and Influencer

Josh Darnit

Viner and Entertainer

Jordan Ellner

Sr. Director of Talent and Digital Development, Comedy Central

Justine Ezarik

YouTuber, iJustine

Louis Faranda

General Manager and Talent Producer, Caroline's on Broadway

Benny Fine

YouTuber, The Fine Bros

Stephen Fry

Actor and Writer

Amymarie Gaertner

Dancer and Social Influencer

Nikki Glaser

Comedian

Dick Glover

CEO and Co-Founder, Funny or Die

JoAnn Grigioni

Vice President, Talent for Comedy Central

MC Hammer

Entertainer and Entrepreneur

Mamrie Hart

Comedian and YouTuber

Caroline Hirsch

Owner of Caroline's on Broadway

Jake Hurwitz

Comedian, Jake and Amir

Cody Johns

Viner and Entertainer

Jay Katsir

TV Writer, The Colbert Report

Lewis Kay

Co-CEO, Kovert Creative

Andy Kindler

Comedian

Kingsley

YouTuber

Zane Lamprey

Host and Producer; Chug, Drinking Made Easy, Three Sheets

Aasif Mandvi

Actor and Director

Jenna Marbles

YouTuber

Vincent Marcus

Viner and Entertainer

Alyssa Milano

Actress, Philanthropist and Entrepreneur

Tyler Oakley

YouTuber and Entertainer

Whitney Port

Designer, WhitneyEve

Retta

Stand-Up Comedian and Actress

Olan Rogers

Filmmaker and YouTuber

Thomas Sanders

Viner and Entertainer

Matthew Santoro

YouTuber and Periscoper

Paul Scheer

Actor and Comedian

Adam Scott

Actor and Comedian, NBC's Parks and Recreation

Josh Sundquist

Author, We Should Hang Out Sometime; YouTuber

Mark Suster

General Partner, Upfront Ventures

The Fat Jew

American Social Media and TV Personality

Natalie Tran

YouTuber

Toby Turner

YouTuber, Comedian, and Actor

Marlon Wayans

Comedian and Actor