News Release

Verizon Wireless Adds to Local Management Team in Evansville, Indiana

Julie Freeman Named District Manager of Retail Sales

September 26, 2004

Michelle Gilbert
Michelle.Gilbert@VerizonWireless.com
248-915-3680

EVANSVILLE, IN — Verizon Wireless has named Julie Freeman district manager of retail sales with oversight of seven Verizon Wireless Communications Stores in Evansville and Terre Haute, Ind., and Paducah, Ky. Freeman, who resides in Newburgh, Ind., will be based at the company's 2001 N. Green River Road Communications Store in Evansville.

For 12 years, Freeman has been a company leader in sales and management and has won numerous area and national awards. Prior to joining Verizon Wireless, she worked at WEHT-TV in Evansville as a traffic controller.

Verizon Wireless owns and operates 32 retail locations in Indiana, making shopping for the company's wireless products and services easy and convenient for customers. In addition to the location where Freeman is based, the company's other two Evansville stores are at 800 N. Green River Road in Eastland Mall and 225 N. Burkhardt Road in Circuit City.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless is the nation's leading provider of wireless communications. The company has the largest nationwide wireless voice and data network and 40.4 million customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To receive broadcast-quality video footage of Verizon Wireless operations, log onto www.thenewsmarket.com/verizonwireless.

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