Verizon Wireless Asks Glee’s Amber Riley Your Questions

Between interviews at Sirius/XM and MTV, we got the chance to sit down with Amber and ask her a few of your questions! Here’s what she had to say:

VZW: What are some of your favorite apps?

AR: Word Scramble and Draw Something! 

VZW: What device do you never leave home without?

AR: My iPhone!

VZW: What do you like to do when you aren’t acting and singing?

AR: I’m a total gamer. I love playing games on my Nintendo 3DS. I also love going shopping!

VZW: Thanks again Amber for letting our contest winners follow you through a day in your life! It was a great experience for everyone involved.

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Verizon Wireless Contest Winners Experience A Day In The Life of Glee’s Amber Riley!



Yesterday, the five lucky winners from our “Day in the Life of a History Maker” essay contest spent the afternoon with Glee actress, Amber Riley.


The group had an exclusive meet and greet with Amber at our VZW Bryant Park store (as seen in the video above) followed by a limo ride where the winners got a taste of a “Day in the Life” of Amber Riley. The day’s events included a tour of the Sirius/XM studios where Amber was interviewed live for Sway in the Morning, lunch at Rock Center Café, tour of the Viacom Building where Amber was interviewed for MTV.com and sightseeing around the city.


Together with Amber Riley, Verizon Wireless would like to congratulate our winners again! We hope you had a great time.


Stay tuned as tomorrow we’ll share another exclusive video and photos from the event. We’ll also have Amber’s responses to YOUR questions!

Reblog Your Questions For Verizon Wireless’ History Maker, Amber Riley—star on Glee and now Broadway!

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Did you hear that Glee’s Amber Riley will be making her New York stage debut this Fall? Amber will join the cast of Duke Ellington’s Cotton Club Parade, which will return to New York City Center for just a few dates, from November 14-18, as a part of the city’s annual Encores! series. And that’s not all! Tomorrow, Verizon Wireless’ Black History Month essay contest winners will be joining the star in NYC to get a glimpse into a day in her life.

We’ll be sitting down with Amber to get the inside scoop on everything from her latest projects to herfavorite devices and apps. Have a question for Amber? You still have time to submit them on Tumblr by reblogging this post and including your questions. We’ll have Amber’s responses later this week!

Verizon Wireless Presents: A Day in the Life of a History Maker With Glee’s Amber Riley!

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This Wednesday, five students from across the Northeast Area who won Verizon Wireless’ Black History Month essay contest asking how they plan to change history, will be joining Amber Riley, star of the hit TV series Glee, in NYC to get a glimpse into a day in her life. The program, in partnership with UNCF, Teacher Planet, and Get Schooled, was developed to inspire and motivate high school students by highlighting some of today’s most influential African American history makers.

The best part is, we’ll be following along for all the fun! Have a question for the Glee star? Submit your question on Tumblr by reblogging this post and we’ll have Amber’s responses later this week along with an insider look into a day in her life! 

At Verizon Wireless, we live our Credo year-round. “We embrace diversity and personal development not only because it’s the right thing to do, but also because it’s smart business.”  Our multicultural outreach programs are just one example of our commitment to diversity in our workforce and in the communities we serve.
Along with the United Negro College Fund, we are bringing Northeast high schools and its students to a fun and informative, dedicated website – www.verizoninsider.com/blackhistory — which offers unique Black History lesson plans, little-known factoids, promotions and weekly-themed videos that tie back to the education materials featuring Amber Riley who plays Mercedes Jones on the hit show Glee! 

Plus, enter to win a chance to get up close and personal with a present-day history makers, Amber Riley and  Terrence J of BET’s 106 & Park. Enter now at http://verizoninsider.com/blackhistory

At Verizon Wireless, we live our Credo year-round. “We embrace diversity and personal development not only because it’s the right thing to do, but also because it’s smart business.”  Our multicultural outreach programs are just one example of our commitment to diversity in our workforce and in the communities we serve.

Along with the United Negro College Fund, we are bringing Northeast high schools and its students to a fun and informative, dedicated website – www.verizoninsider.com/blackhistory — which offers unique Black History lesson plans, little-known factoids, promotions and weekly-themed videos that tie back to the education materials featuring Amber Riley who plays Mercedes Jones on the hit show Glee! 

Plus, enter to win a chance to get up close and personal with a present-day history makers, Amber Riley and  Terrence J of BET’s 106 & Park. Enter now at http://verizoninsider.com/blackhistory