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Reilly Appointed to the NAREIT Advisory Board of Governors

BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lamar Advertising Company (Nasdaq:LAMR) today announced that Sean Reilly, CEO of Lamar Advertising Company, has been appointed to the NAREIT Advisory Board of Governors.

NAREIT, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts, is the worldwide representative voice for REITs and publicly traded real estate companies with an interest in U.S. real estate and capital markets.

"As Lamar nears the end of our second year as a REIT, I believe there is a growing recognition of the virtues of billboards as a real-estate asset class," Reilly said. "I look forward to working with other real-estate leaders on issues of concern to this important sector of the economy."

Founded in 1902, Lamar Advertising is one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in North America, with more than 318,000 displays across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Lamar offers advertisers a variety of billboard, interstate logo and transit advertising formats, helping both local businesses and national brands reach broad audiences every day. In addition to its more traditional out-of-home inventory, Lamar is proud to offer its customers the largest network of digital billboards in the United States with over 2,200 displays.

CONTACT: Buster Kantrow Director of Investor Relations (225) 926-1000 bkantrow@lamar.com

Source:Lamar Advertising Company