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.




Money Monday: Investor sentiment on impacts from war in Ukraine

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Denny Grimes: SWFL summer real estate forecast

We are headed for the summer and mortgage rates are still above 5%, gas prices and inflation are both high. Will the Southwest Florida...

Money Monday: May 2022 jobs report

On Friday, the U.S. Department of Labor released its widely anticipated jobs report. Here to help us interpret it is Stefan Contorno, senior vice president...
Staffers at Oasis Middle School spoke to WINK News about what is hurting students on the inside amid the regular trials of school and talk of dangers presented by gun

Oasis Middle School staff speak about students’ mental health struggles

Staffers at Oasis Middle School spoke to WINK News about what is hurting students on the inside amid the regular trials of school and...

Money Monday: 5 pillars of finance

April is Financial Literacy Month and it represents a great time to brush up on the important principles required to build a strong financial...

Money Monday: Latest inflation report

The latest inflation reading shows that the prices consumers pay for everyday items surged to their highest level since the early days of the...

UF researchers on negative effects of ‘doomscrolling’

Swiping and swiping, negative news article after negative news article, for minutes or even hours. It's called "doomscrolling," and you may be surprised to...

Money Monday: Women’s path to financial independence

According to a recent survey by UBS Wealth Management, there has been an increase in the number of women who are interested in taking...

What to know about Daylight Saving Time

Only a few more days left of early sunsets. Daylight Saving Time is this weekend. You will have to spring your clocks forward an hour...

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...

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