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.


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.




SWFL theaters preparing for ‘Star Wars’ movie

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Two days from now, the force will be with millions of moviegoers around the country. Thursday night, what may eventually be the...

Fort Myers Beach development project draws controversy

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- A controversy is brewing on Fort Myers Beach over a proposed development in the downtown area. The ambitious project calls for...

Woman shot outside Golden Gate Estates home

NAPLES, Fla.- A woman was shot outside of her parents' house on Randall Boulevard in Golden Gate Estates, as she was picking up her child...

Fort Myers police ride the streets with youth

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Officers with the Fort Myers Police Department hit the streets Wednesday night to connect with children in Dunbar, one of the most...

Surveillance cameras to be installed soon in downtown Fort Myers

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Forty-nine security cameras will be installed throughout downtown Fort Myers within the next few weeks. "If a 911 call comes in, you can...

ZombiCon rejected from downtown Fort Myers

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The City of Fort Myers has cut ties with ZombiCon for 2016, just two months after a deadly shooting. City leaders say the decision was...

Why hasn’t Mark Sievers been arrested?

FORT MYERS, Fla.- According to numerous court documents, investigators believe Mark Sievers was involved in the planning and execution of his wife's murder. But why...

Fort Myers woman carjacked while shopping

FORT MYERS, Fla.--Terrifying moments for a shopper as she walked out of a Big Lots on Palm Beach Boulevard. The victim says after shopping she...

Black Friday lines could be longer because of technology

FORT MYERS, Fla.- This Black Friday, you'll see plenty of long lines in Southwest Florida. In fact, in some stores, the wait times may be...

Thieves after your boarding pass

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Most travelers crumple up their boarding passes, and toss them in the trash after arriving at their destination. But doing so, could...

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