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.




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,...

Partnership with Golisano helps FGCU counselors serve children, families

A new in-person partnership is helping families to get through the pandemic emotionally. It's not only helping parents and children but the counselors themselves. Laura Watkins...

Lee County students take on COVID-19 in science fair projects

A pair of Lee County students invented incredible projects for a science fair, all designed to solve some of the pandemic's biggest problems. Mason Huffman,...

Collier County to proclaim March 9 Gentle’men Against Domestic Violence Day

Men are being challenged to speak up and stand up to help end domestic violence and human trafficking in our community. On Tuesday, Collier...

FGCU grads start home services business after pandemic job loss

When two recent Florida Gulf Coast University graduates were laid off because of the pandemic, their dire circumstances motivated them to start something special. At...

Providing health care to underserved communities

Staying healthy is more important now than ever. One group makes sure it provides health care to underserved communities, starting with children. Dr. Emily...

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