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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Local organization feels effects of growing SWFL

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Southwest Florida is seeing a constant stream of more people coming to visit, more jobs being created, and more people choosing to...
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TSA PreCheck registration coming to RSW

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) expects to see more passengers going through the airport that ever before this holiday season. RSW officials recommend arriving at...
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FMPD to add 9 officers with grant

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department will soon be growing. Monday night, Fort Myers City Council approved a federal grant that will allow the...
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Dunbar church sponsors mentor program to keep kids off the streets

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Guns, drugs, and violence are all part of the culture in some parts of the Dunbar community of Fort Myers. WINK News...
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Child found alone, wandering Fort Myers streets

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers woman was in the right place at the right time to rescue a child from a dangerous situation. Tasmia...
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Fort Myers second grader caught taking gun to school

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An elementary school student was caught taking a gun to school on Friday, confirmed the Lee County School District. The school district...
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Hurricane Patricia makes landfall

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (AP) - Hurricane Patricia pushed rapidly inland over mountainous western Mexico early Saturday, weakening from its record-breaking strength but still powerful...
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Investigation into the charges of baby Chance murder

FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK News is investigating two of the biggest stories we've covered all year--the disappearance of baby Chance Walsh and the killing...
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Relay for Life 2016 Kicksoff

FORT MYERS, Fla.--Downtown Fort Myers continues to recover from that devastating shooting spree at Zombicon Saturday night. Tonight the City of Palms Park Relay for...
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City leaders talk about security after ZombiCon shooting

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Police are hoping surveillance footage along with the dozens of pictures and videos posted on social media will help detectives track...

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