News Release

Verizon CFO to Present at Morgan Stanley Conference on Sept. 9

September 6, 2004

Nancy Stark
Nancy.Stark@VerizonWireless.com
908-306-6762Bob Varettoni
Verizon Communications
robert.a.varettoni@verizon.com
212-395-7726

NEW YORK, NY — Doreen Toben, chief financial officer of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), will speak at Morgan Stanley's annual Media & Communications Conference in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 9. Her presentation will be webcast beginning approximately 8 a.m. Eastern time on Verizon's Investor Relations Web site, www.verizon.com/investor. Access instructions will be available on the site that morning.

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