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.

Lawn care crew attacked by bees in Cape Coral

Jul 24, 2014 11:00 AM EDT

A painful night for a group of lawn care workers. Four of them were swarmed and stung by hundreds of bees.
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1 dead, 2 injured after lightning strike on Ft. Myers Beach

Jul 23, 2014 9:34 AM EDT

Three juveniles were struck by lightning around 2:15 this afternoon on Fort Myers Beach, behind Hooter's.
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Facebook shopers buyer beware

Jul 22, 2014 11:58 AM EDT

Luis Arredondo says he was scammed and nearly lost hundreds of dollars. All from a simple classified ad on Facebook that was posted to a southwest Florida group named "Lehigh Acres Sell, Buy and Trade."
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Small plane crashes off coast of North Captiva

Jul 16, 2014 11:39 PM EDT

WINK News has confirmed that a small, private plane has crashed in to the water about 100 feet off of North Captiva's coast.
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Phone callers claim to be from Microsoft go after your money

Jul 16, 2014 10:23 AM EDT

FORT MYERS, FL.--Callers claiming they work for Microsoft have called people in southwest Florida, but aim to get your personal information.
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