Grant Gross is Washington, D.C., correspondent for IDG News Service. He covers legislation and regulation related to the technology and telecommunications industries. His coverage areas include cybersecurity legislation, online copyright legislation, spectrum policy, telecom policy reform and U.S. trade policy related to the IT industry.
Grant has worked at the News Service since January 2003. Previously, he served for two and a half years as managing editor at NewsForge.com and Linux.com, two websites focused on open-source news, and he helped launch NewsForge in August 2000. Before mid-2000, he served for a year as news editor at Techies.com, helping write and edit an online magazine focused on IT careers.
He worked as an editor and reporter at daily newspapers in the U.S. Midwest for 10 years.
Grant lives in Laurel, Maryland, with his wife, Lisa Cobb, a manager of international public health programs, and his son, Noah. His hobbies include playing guitar, PC gaming and playing baseball with Noah.