According to one source, she received a long standing ovation. The only reference to the award I've been able to find on the web so far, is this one, by AK Muckraker, who is attending the conference with Shannyn:
Shannyn Moore is this year’s winner of “The Steve Gilliard Grant for Journalism!” She was very surprised to be the recipient of this $500 grant, and I’ve got pictures to post later! Congratulations Shannyn!
Steve Gilliard, one of the web's most influential, contentious and accurate early bloggers, would have been quite proud to have his name associated with Shannyn Moore. More than once, her combination of pride in liberalism and deep knowledge on important issues have reminded me of Steve's columns at his site, The News Blog.
According to one of my sources at the Netroots Nation Conference, both Shannyn and AK Muckraker have been overwhelmed by the interest in the important roles they played in getting the word out on just who
More on this as information becomes available.
I am so proud of Shannyn.
Update: My article at The Seminal on Shannyn.