The Professional Outdoor Media Association and NSSF honored veteran communicator and best-selling author S.P. Fjestad with the prestigious POMA/NSSF Grits Gresham Shooting Sports Communicator Award during the SHOT Show State of the Industry Dinner.
In honor of legendary outdoor communicator Grits Gresham, POMA and NSSF developed the Grits Gresham Shooting Sports Communicator Award in 2005. It recognizes communicators within the firearms/shooting sports/Second Amendment arena who grasp the ideals, foster the commitment, and display the talent Gresham showed during his storied career.
While working in the Investment Rarities (IRI) Firearms Division during the 1980s, Fjestad became the author and publisher of the Blue Book of Gun Values. With over 1.4 million copies in print, it remains the best-selling gun book worldwide. The Blue Book of Gun Values also has been pictured in Time magazine and listed as a reference source in The Wall Street Journal.