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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How to properly clear your devices before selling them

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Nor-Tech custom boats expand manufacturing in Cape Coral

If you are on the water this summer, you may be amazed if you come across a custom-made Nor-Tech boat, which is built right here...
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New entrepreneurship program at FGCU allows students to start their own business

A new program at Florida Gulf Coast University is giving students the opportunity to become their own boss by creating their own businesses. From finding...
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Employers going the extra mile to bring in skilled employees to their business

As Southwest Florida continues to grow, our partners at Gulfshore Business have uncovered a worker shortage that has lead some companies to to take...
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NAMI event sheds light on mental health in Southwest Florida

Often mental health is only publically talked about after tragedies like the Parkland school shooting. One group in Southwest Florida says it's time to...
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Plastic pollution is increasing, killing marine life in Southwest Florida

There's more than just fish in the sea. Approximately 78 million tons of plastic ends up in the ocean each year. MORE: Fort Myers Beach to move...
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Cameras integral to 2016 NYE safety in downtown Fort Myers

FORT MYERS, Fla. - From more officers, to cameras and new styles of policing, the shift in the Fort Myers Police Department's policies will...
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Cape Coral chapel owner ordered to pay in defamation suit

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A controversial chapel owner must pay $100,000 to a man after he was accused of putting up posters falsely claiming the...
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Education takes center stage at Dem campaign stop

BUCKINGHAM, Fla. - Anne Holton, the wife of presidential nominee Tim Kaine, stopped in town for Hillary Clinton's campaign. High-stakes testing was a hot...
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New survey for businesses affected by fresh water releases

FORT MYERS, Fla.--Local leaders are urging business owners to fill out a surveys to asses just how bad the Lake O fresh water releases...

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