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.



New bill would allow secret recordings of sex abusers in court

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Florida lawmakers are trying to make it easier for sexual assault victims to get evidence against their attackers. It all stems from...

Florida targeting Chinese tourists

FORT MYERS, Fla.- From our sunny skies to our beaches, Southwest Florida is one of the top tourist spots in the state. Soon, we could...

Terrence Cody indicted for animal cruelty

FORT MYERS, Fla.- An NFL star from Southwest Florida has been caught in a major scandal. Terrence Cody, 26, who played for the Baltimore Ravens,...

Fort Myers soldier found dead

FORT MYERS, Fla.- WINK News has confirmed that 35-year old Army Specialist Jason Kruszczynski was found dead inside his off-post residence in Killeen, Texas. Spc....

Traffic app may cause harm to police

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The WAZE app can can help you dodge traffic jams and even spot police well in advance. Now, there are fears that...

Gas prices lower that $2 a gallon?

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Any night now, gas prices could fall below $2 a gallon in Southwest Florida. The national average for a gallon of regular...

Winter weather strands NE passengers in SWFL

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Airline travelers are going nowhere fast because of the blizzard bearing down on the Northeast. By early Monday evening, more than 6,700...

Naples Winter Wine Festival vintner dinners raising money for children

NAPLES, Fla.- Millions and millions of dollars raised and it's all for less fortunate children in Southwest Florida. This weekend, one of the most charitable...

Walmart check scam hitting SWFL

FORT MYERS, Fla.- How does this sound-- get paid $2,000 to be a secret shopper at one of the most popular stores in southwest...

Gay marriage could mean big business in SWFL

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Tomorrow marks exactly one week since the first same-sex couple got married in Southwest Florida. WINK News is learning gay marriages could...

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