Corey Lazar

Professional Experience

2017 to present: Morning anchor, WINK News. 2012 to 2016: Reporter, weekend anchor, WINK News. Previously worked at KAGS-TV in College Station, Texas, and KHOU-TV in Houston. Also managed the visual and interactive media department for a Houston urgent care company.

News Philosophy

My news philosophy is fairness and giving everyone the ability to have their voice heard. I believe in telling every story as fair and as accurate as possible and being able to be the voice for those who otherwise would not be heard.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Service

Serves on the committee for the American Cancer Society’s City of Palms Park Relay for Life. Also likes to dabble in photography.

Education

Sam Houston State University.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

I love many things about Southwest Florida, but most of all, I love all the beauty. As an avid still photographer, I love finding new places to take pictures of nature.

Hometown

Houston.

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Cameras integral to 2016 NYE safety in downtown Fort Myers

FORT MYERS, Fla. - From more officers, to cameras and new styles of policing, the shift in the Fort Myers Police Department's policies will...
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Cape Coral chapel owner ordered to pay in defamation suit

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A controversial chapel owner must pay $100,000 to a man after he was accused of putting up posters falsely claiming the...
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Education takes center stage at Dem campaign stop

BUCKINGHAM, Fla. - Anne Holton, the wife of presidential nominee Tim Kaine, stopped in town for Hillary Clinton's campaign. High-stakes testing was a hot...
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New survey for businesses affected by fresh water releases

FORT MYERS, Fla.--Local leaders are urging business owners to fill out a surveys to asses just how bad the Lake O fresh water releases...
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Can you remain anonymous after Powerball win?

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A long line out the door was visible at many gas stations across Southwest Florida Wednesday evening as folks stocked up on last-minute...
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Inside look at downtown Fort Myers’ new camera control center

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Multiple screens showing dozens of high-resolution images of downtown Fort Myers are housed in the new control center at the Fort Myers Police...
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SWFL doctor arrested for drugs, DUI

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Southwest Florida doctor was arrested for DUI and drug possession over the weekend. Witnesses tell Cape Coral police, 40-year-old Luis Aponte...
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Protesters call for FMPD chief, officers to resign over perceived cavity search

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Dozens of people called for the resignation of Interim Fort Myers Police Chief Dennis Eads during a protest outside police...
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Shipping for Christmas? Better ship by Tuesday

FORT MYERS, Fla.--Did Christmas creep up on you this year? We're just four days away from the big holiday and a lot of you still...
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How will higher interest rates affect you?

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Everything from your mortgage, to your credit card bill could soon be impacted after the Federal Reserve raised its key interest...

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