Breaking News

JPMorgan Said to Mull Raising Some Staff Salaries at Least 20%
Tweet TWEET

Photo Release -- Lamar Advertising Awarded Five-Year Transit Contract in Tucson, Arizona

Photo Release -- Lamar Advertising Awarded Five-Year Transit Contract in
Tucson, Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Commuters in Tucson, AZ, will
see eye-catching ads on buses for the next five years thanks to a new transit
advertising contract. Lamar Advertising Company (Nasdaq:LAMR), one of the
nation's largest out-of-home media providers, today announced its new transit
advertising agreement with Sun Tran.

Photo_3
 Image shown: Advertisements running on
 Sun Tran buses in Tucson, AZ.

Photo_1
 Image shown: Advertisements running on
 Sun Tran buses in Tucson, AZ.

Photo_2
 Image shown: Advertisements running on
 Sun Tran buses in Tucson, AZ.

Photos accompanying this release are available at

http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=22506

http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=22507

http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=22505

The five-year agreement between Lamar Advertising and Sun Tran will give
advertisers the opportunity to reach millions of local commuters, drivers and
pedestrians in Tucson each year. Under the new contract, Lamar will sell
exterior and interior ad displays on Sun Tran's fleet, bolstering their
out-of-home advertising offerings in Arizona.

"It is great to be in Tucson," said Neal Gatherum, Transit General Manager of
Lamar Advertising. "This is an excellent market for both local and national
advertisers. We are pleased to offer our customers prime ad space on Sun
Tran's fleet in this thriving city."

The transit fleet includes 253 buses, which serve approximately 20 million
passenger trips each year. The buses operate seven days a week, servicing
three transit centers along 40 routes and over 2,200 stops.

"Sun Tran buses circulate in the busiest areas of Tucson," adds Gatherum. "We
look forward to helping our customers successfully reach their target
audiences with our extensive new inventory of bus ads."

About Lamar Advertising Company

Lamar Advertising Company is the nation's leading outdoor advertising firm.
Lamar offers solutions for clients in the form of bulletins, posters, digital
billboards, buses, benches, transit shelters and highway logo signs.Founded
in 1902, Baton Rouge-based Lamar has a broad corporate reach with over 200
locations across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico specializing in
outdoor and transit advertising.In addition, Lamar has 22 locations devoted
to the highway logo sign business.This network provides clients with local
market insight, as well as the services provided by a firm on a national
scale.

With over 100 years of corporate history, over 800 media reps across the U.S.
and a market-leading inventory of over 155,000 outdoor advertising structures,
Lamar has built its reputation as the foremost outdoor advertising firm in the
United States. Lamar essentially offers our customers a blank canvas and
provides the support to deliver their messages with maximum impact, from start
to finish. We have a lot to offer, but it all serves one purpose: helping our
clients stand out. Follow Lamar Advertising Company on Facebook
www.facebook.com/lamaradvertising, on Twitter @LamarOOH or visit www.lamar.com
for additional information.

CONTACT: For additional information, images or general media inquiries
         please contact:

         Neal Gatherum
         General Manager
         (801) 532-4986
         ngatherum@lamar.com

         Allie McAlpin
         Marketing Communications Director
         (225) 926-1000
         amcalpin@lamar.com
 
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.