B-Roll Available: Verizon Wireless' How Sweet The Sound Tour Is Calling All Church Choirs


Who:Verizon Wireless is calling all church choirs to participate in the company's nationwide How Sweet The Sound™ tour.

What: B-Roll including concert footage from the 2007 How Sweet The Sound event in Memphis, Tenn.

Where: Broadcast-quality video can be found in the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.  

When: Available immediately

Background: This summer, Verizon Wireless is challenging church choirs from coast to coast to show off their pipes in the company's first nationwide How Sweet The Sound competition. Expanding upon last year's successful How Sweet The Sound event in Memphis, Tenn., Verizon Wireless is now giving choirs in 11 cities from coast to coast a chance to compete in the national grand finale for a cash prize of $25,000 and the title of the best choir in the U.S.

How Sweet The Sound is much more than a singing competition — it is an opportunity to celebrate the unique ways that music connects people within the community. All details can be found on Monday, June 30, on the Verizon Wireless official How Sweet The Sound Web site at www.howsweetthesound.com. For more information about Verizon Wireless' music offerings, please visit www.verizonwireless.com/music.

About Verizon WirelessVerizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 67.2 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 69,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, go to: www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.