Customers With Disabilities

Who Is That Carrying the Olympic Torch?

by Employee ‎06-25-2012 05:40 PM - edited ‎06-25-2012 09:13 PM

I spent some time this weekend watching the Olympic trials and was once again amazed at the talent and skill on display by the many competitors seeking to represent our country in London. [I also felt incredibly out of shape and unaccomplished.] I would be remiss, however, if I didn't give a shout out to one of our own.


Gemma Whitman, a Verizon employee from the U.K. who has been selected to carry the Olympic Flame for Verizon on July 21!

Why was Gemma nominated by her Verizon coworkers in the U.K and ultimately chosen to carry the torch because of her tireless commitment to charities and community groups in Reading, U.K.? 


Find out by watching this video.  


Verizon at Home Blog
The first place for news of new Verizon products and services or upgrades to the ones you have. For service problems click here. Or check our Community Forums.

Please note: Please register as a member of the Verizon Community Forums to comment here.

About The Authors

Bob Elek

Manager - Media Relations

Photo of Maitreyi Krishnaswamy

Bob stays on top of developments and issues with Verizon’s Consumer and Mass Business segment from his home base in Florida. He has been involved with Fios since it was first being developed and deployed in 2004.

Alberto Canal

Photo of Alberto Canal

Alberto is in the public relations group. He loves to share tech, sustainability, feel-good, and random news of interest. A happy Fios quad play customer, he likes to use his family as guinea pigs.

Deidre Hart

Manager -- Media Relations

Photo of Deidre Hart

Deidre is a member of the consumer PR team and loves to talk everything Fios and everything football. She’s also a happy Triple Play customer.

Phil Santoro

Photo of Phil

Phil has been extolling the virtues of Fios ever since he had his Triple Play installed and can’t image how he ever managed without it. He writes about developing technologies that enable him to fuel his addiction to movies and sports whenever he wants, no matter where he is.

Caroline Wilson

Photo of Caroline

Caroline manages the Verizon Fios Google+ page, capturing the latest in entertainment, technology, sports and everything in between. She loves using social media and the written word to extend the Fios conversation.

Follow Verizon on Twitter

My Verizon

  • Check Email
  • Add or Change Services
  • Suspend My Service
  • Manage Services


Watch Fios