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.


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.




Looking back at the Surfside condo collapse 6 months later

Tragedy struck Florida on June 24, when the Champlain Towers South condominium building in Surfside collapsed, killing 98 people. Einat Glen wanted to do more...

Your employer may offer mental health benefits you don’t know about

Your mental wellbeing is at the forefront of extra healthcare benefits at work. You may have free counseling sessions available to take advantage of...

Gentle’Men Against Domestic Violence Take a Stand event held in Collier County

A group of people is spreading out through Collier County to save lives. The Gentle'Men Against Domestic Violence Take a Stand event is happening in...
Students with special needs find 'Best Buddies' through SWFL schools program. (Credit: WINK News/Melinda Lee)video

Best Buddies nonprofit awards Champion of the Year at Friday night gala

On Friday night, Southwest Florida nonprofit Best Buddies will announce its Champion of the Year at an annual gala. Best Buddies helps those with intellectual...

Collier County men make 1,200 mile bike trek to spread domestic violence awareness

The Collier County Sheriff's Office partners with businesses and individuals to be their eyes and ears in the community. One Naples man learned how to...

How do teens, born after the attacks, relate to 9/11?

Born years after the September 11 attacks, teens like Victoria Sweet only know what they were taught in school about the day America came...

Evidence in Zombicon shooting shows night’s chaos and challenge of solving crime

Evidence in the Zombicon shooting shows what lengths investigators and prosecutors went to solve one of Fort Myers' most notorious murders. The Zombicon mass shooting...

SWFL assistant state attorney recognized for effort to solve cold cases

One of Southwest Florida's state prosecutors is not often seen in the public eye, but he is earning accolades for bringing killers to justice...

Group to host ‘Mental Health and the Modern Father Figure’ event

Strong, tough, doesn't talk about his feelings—all descriptors that come to mind thinking of an older conception of how many feel a man should...

Dr. Rossi: Debating police reform

This week's guilty verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin has put pressure on the Senate to pass some sort of police reform legislation,...

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