|Viaero Wireless announces comedy festival sponsorship|
Viaero Wireless is now the title sponsor for one of the world’s most celebrated comedy festivals and it’s held in honor of Johnny Carson in his own hometown of Norfolk.
The Viaero Great American Comedy Classic celebrates its third year as young comedians qualify at venues in New York, Chicago, Miami, Denver, Seattle and locations in Nebraska to compete for the coveted championship and first place prize.
Robert Klein and David Brenner headlined the first two years and Legend Awards were presented to Dick Cavett and Bill Dana best known for his Jose Jimenez character.
“Viaero Wireless is honored to be the title sponsor of the “Viaero Great American Comedy Festival.” said Frank DiRico, Viaero wwner and president. “What a tribute to Norfolk that this wonderful event in honor of Nebraska’s own Johnny Carson, is held in his hometown.
“We offer nationwide coverage but our roots are planted firmly in the Midwest, just as Johnny’s were,” said DiRico.
The Viaero Great American Comedy Festival is scheduled for June 12 -19 at The Johnny Carson Theater in Norfolk.