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.



Too many selfies a sign of psychopathy?

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Most people take selfies with our smartphones, yet, some do it much more than others. Now, doctors and researchers say snapping too many...

SWFL new “it” spot for country concerts?

ESTERO, Fla.- WINK News was there as country star Alan Jackson kicked off his national tour Thursday night. Turns out, Southwest Florida may be the...

Lower fuel prices leads to more crashes?

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Day after day, gas prices are dropping. WINK News is learning lower prices may not be such a great thing. That's because...

Former hotel employee shouts racial slurs to customer

FORT MYERS, Fla.- A Fort Myers hotel is doing damage control after a former worker lost it and yelled racial slurs at a customer. That...

Local theaters showing “The Interview”

FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Sony saga continues and this time with a stunning twist. WINK News is learning Sony will now release "The Interview" to...

Local law enforcement agencies keeping officers safer

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Law enforcement agencies in Southwest Florida could make changes to better protect police. Law enforcement officers are under the spotlight and some...

New procedures at nursing home after death

NAPLES, Fla.- WINK News has learned that the Aristocrat Assisted Living Center in Naples has changed many policies and procedures since August. That's when WINK...

How local Cuban-Americans feel about Obama’s plan to reunite the two nations

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Crowds flooded the streets of Miami late Wednesday night. Some of those people are in support and some are against a...

Holiday store credit card deals really worth it?

FORT MYERS, Fla.- This has probably happened to you while you're shopping, you're promised big savings on the spot if you sign up for...

Fort Myers Beach death investigation

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- Deputies and crime scene vans raced to a Fort Myers Beach condo after a corpse was found inside. Now, neighbors are...

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