Corey Lazar

Corey Lazar joined the WINK News team in October, 2012.

The Houston native spent some time in the healthcare marketing world. He managed the visual and interactive media department at an urgent care company.

Before he moved into marketing, Corey was as a reporter at KAGS-TV in College Station, Texas. He was one of the first reporters to work at the brand new, start-up television station in College Station.

His experience in TV also took him behind the scenes as a member of the production team at KHOU-TV in Houston.

Corey graduated from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas with a Bachelors degree focusing on Mass Communications and Political Science.

During his collegiate career, Corey anchored the university?s cable news programs.

Corey was also active in a variety of organizations and volunteered on advisory boards for the City of Huntsville.

In his spare time, Corey is an avid runner and loves biking through the scenic parks in Southwest Florida. He enjoys spending time at the beach and searching out new local restaurants. Corey, an animal lover, has a Boxer named Gage.

If you have any story ideas for Corey, e-mail him at You can also follow Corey on Twitter @coreylazarwink.

Woman attacked in Fawcett Memorial Hospital parking lot

Sep 18, 2014 1:19 PM EDT

Deputies are trying to find a man who they say attacked a woman in the parking lot of the Fawcett Memorial Hospital.
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Teen charged as an adult in mother's murder

Sep 17, 2014 10:29 AM EDT

The teen accused of murdering his mother in North Fort Myers will be charged as an adult.
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Forum residents strongly oppose flyover

Sep 16, 2014 10:43 AM EDT

Neighbors say a proposed flyover it would create a traffic nightmare and lower home values. The project would extend Hanson street for about five miles over I-75, ending at the Forum Colonial Boulevard.
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City of Bonita Springs prepares for medical marijuana

Sep 15, 2014 10:36 AM EDT

Another city in southwest Florida is getting ready for medical marijuana.
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Local organization feeds thousands

Sep 12, 2014 10:38 AM EDT

A local organization is feeding thousands of southwest Florida families.
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