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.

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Matt Andree Wiltens

Director of Publicity, Amblin Partners

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King Bach


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Craig Benzine

YouTuber, WheezyWaiter

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Alton Brown

Bestselling Author and Foodist

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Marques Brownlee

Web Video Producer

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Nick Cannon

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

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Jessica Cook

Viner and Entertainer

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J. Cyrus

Viner and Influencer

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Josh Darnit

Viner and Entertainer

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Jordan Ellner

Sr. Director of Talent and Digital Development, Comedy Central

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Justine Ezarik

YouTuber, iJustine

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Louis Faranda

General Manager and Talent Producer, Caroline's on Broadway

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Benny Fine

YouTuber, The Fine Bros

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Stephen Fry

Actor and Writer

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Amymarie Gaertner

Dancer and Social Influencer

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Nikki Glaser


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Dick Glover

CEO and Co-Founder, Funny or Die

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Gigi Gorgeous

Activist, YouTuber and Author

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JoAnn Grigioni

Vice President, Talent for Comedy Central

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MC Hammer

Entertainer and Entrepreneur

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Mamrie Hart

Comedian and YouTuber

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Caroline Hirsch

Owner of Caroline's on Broadway

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Jake Hurwitz

Comedian, Jake and Amir

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Cody Johns

Viner and Entertainer

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Jay Katsir

TV Writer, The Colbert Report

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Lewis Kay

Co-CEO, Kovert Creative

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Andy Kindler


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Zane Lamprey

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

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Aasif Mandvi

Actor and Director

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Jenna Marbles


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Vincent Marcus

Viner and Entertainer

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Alyssa Milano

Actress, Philanthropist and Entrepreneur

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Deepica Mutyala

Founder & CEO, Live Tinted

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Matt Nelson

Owner, WeRateDogs

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Tyler Oakley

YouTuber and Entertainer

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Michael Platco

Snapchat Influencer, Founder of TEN:FIFTEEN Creative

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Stand-Up Comedian and Actress

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Olan Rogers

Filmmaker and YouTuber

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Thomas Sanders

Viner and Entertainer

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Matthew Santoro

YouTuber and Periscoper

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Paul Scheer

Actor and Comedian

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Nev Schulman

Producer, Writer, and Television Host

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Adam Scott

Actor and Comedian, NBC's Parks and Recreation

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Katie Sturino

Founder, The12ishStyle and Megababe Beauty

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Jonny Sun

Screenwriter and Author

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Josh Sundquist

Author, We Should Hang Out Sometime; YouTuber

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Mark Suster

General Partner, Upfront Ventures

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The Fat Jew

American Social Media and TV Personality

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Natalie Tran


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Bryan Warman

SVP Digital Marketing, Warner Bros.

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Marlon Wayans

Comedian and Actor

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bill wurtz

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Executive Producer and Host, "Shefik presents Invocation"