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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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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Local organization trains veterans for insurance career

FORT MYERS, Fla.- For many brave war veterans, serving overseas is just the start of a long, grueling journey. When veterans return home to America,...
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New details emerge of missing baby’s parents’ arrest

NORTH PORT, Fla.--Never before released details in the mysterious case of 9-week old Chance Walsh, who's been missing for a month, are coming to...
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Family of missing baby speak out

NORTH PORT, Fla.- A heartbroken family is desperate and determined to find their precious baby grandson. WINK News spoke to the grandmother and step-grandmother of...
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A year later: Murder of Andrew Faust Jr.

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Hearts are heavy in Dunbar Wednesday night. Next Tuesday marks exactly one year since 5-year-old Andrew Faust Jr. was killed in a...
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NTSB in Jacksonville investigating El Faro

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- Investigators released new details on the tense, exhaustive search for survivors of a cargo ship that sank off the Bahamas in the middle...
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Friends worried about other local man missing with ship

BOKEELIA, Fla.--The  search for the 33 missing sailors in the Bahamas who worked on the large cargo ship, El Faro. Their families met privately with...
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A look at the Gladesman

FORT MYERS, Fla.--News-Press reporter Chad Gillis joined WINK News in the studio to talk about Gladesman--the lives of Seminole and Miccosukee in the historic...
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Congressman Curt Clawson opposes spending bill

FORT MYERS, Fla.- President Barack Obama signed a critical bill into law, keeping the government funded for at least a few more weeks. Both houses...
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Lehigh fire chief offers commissioners to buy him out

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- The Lehigh Acres fire chief says he's fed up and even offered the board of fire commissioners to buy out his...

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