Sunday, July 20, 2008

Gilliard Grant To Be Awarded at Netroots Nation


AUSTIN - TODAY at 11:00 AM Eastern Time (10:00 Central), Group News Blog will present the first annual Gilliard Grant immediately preceding the final keynote speech of Netroots Nation (Van Jones with introduction by Mayor Gavin Newsom) in Exhibit Hall 4, Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas.

The Gilliard Grant, named after blogger Steve Gilliard (November 13, 1964 - June 2, 2007), including a monetary award, will be given annually to the blogger or blog who strives for and achieves excellence in journalism and news blogging.

Jesse Wendel