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.




Working from home together

More than 150,000 children across Southwest Florida go back to school today—from home. E-learning presents many challenges not only for students but for parents as...

Golisano’s first in-hospital service dog

A trip to the hospital can be an overwhelming experience for anyone, but especially for children. Golisano Children's Hospital is using an innovative and furry...

Do weighted blankets really help you sleep better?

Weighted blankets are a cool new trend that comes with a dream-like promise — to help you sleep better at night. If you do a...

Is cutting cable for streaming services really saving you money?

This holiday season you may be looking to cut your cable and switch to streaming television. People we spoke to say they paid more than...

How to properly clear your devices before selling them

A quick way to make cash during the holidays is to sell some of your old devices, but if you don't delete all your...

Nor-Tech custom boats expand manufacturing in Cape Coral

If you are on the water this summer, you may be amazed if you come across a custom-made Nor-Tech boat, which is built right here...

New entrepreneurship program at FGCU allows students to start their own business

A new program at Florida Gulf Coast University is giving students the opportunity to become their own boss by creating their own businesses. From finding...

Employers going the extra mile to bring in skilled employees to their business

As Southwest Florida continues to grow, our partners at Gulfshore Business have uncovered a worker shortage that has lead some companies to to take...

NAMI event sheds light on mental health in Southwest Florida

Often mental health is only publically talked about after tragedies like the Parkland school shooting. One group in Southwest Florida says it's time to...

Plastic pollution is increasing, killing marine life in Southwest Florida

There's more than just fish in the sea. Approximately 78 million tons of plastic ends up in the ocean each year. MORE: Fort Myers Beach to move...

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