Jack Fink

Jack Fink

Jack covers politics for KTVT-TV CBS 11 and has been with the station since September 2003.

This year, he has interviewed Democrat Bernie Sanders and Republicans Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, as well as Gov. Greg Abbott.

In addition to politics, Jack loves investigative reporting and has also covered numerous hurricanes and tornado outbreaks.

Jack has won an EMMY for his investigative report on DFW Airport spending, and Texas Associated Press awards for his stories about the previous indictments against former Gov. Rick Perry, his coverage of the federal courts in Dallas, and his weather coverage.

Before moving to North Texas, Jack reported for television stations in Orlando, Southern California, Fort Myers-Naples and Utica, New York.

He began his journalism career in Syracuse, where he was an anchor and reporter at WHEN-AM.

Jack has been happily married for 22 years to Amy, who is a morning news anchor at a local radio station. They are the proud parents of two daughters.

Jack and Amy both graduated from the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. While they still bleed Orange, they love Texas and are happy to call it home.

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Dallas Co. GOP Seeks To Remove 128 Democratic Candidates From Ballot

Dallas County Republican Party Chair Missy Shorey said she filed suit to remove 128 Dallas County Democratic candidates off the ballot after discovering their applications didn’t have the required signature from that party’s chair.

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What’s The Impact In DFW If Federal Government Shuts Down?

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01/19/2018

Dallas Area Leaders Pumped To Be An Amazon Headquarters Finalist

Business and city leaders all over North Texas say they’re excited the DFW area made the list of 20 finalist cities now vying for Amazon’s HQ2.

01/18/2018

Governor Abbott Outlines Property Tax Reform Plan

As part of his re-election campaign, Governor Greg Abbott outlined his plan to limit property tax increases. “I say enough is enough.”

01/17/2018

N. Texans Speak Out About President Trump’s Controversial Remarks

An SMU Political Science professor says Republicans in office here in Texas are concerned.

01/12/2018

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Chief Hall told CBS11 she’s studying to take the state certification exam, but hasn’t scheduled a date to take it just yet.

01/11/2018

Justice Of The Peace Drops Re-Election Bid Amid Investigation Into Forged Signatures

Legal experts say Casey could face charges depending on the outcome of the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Department probe.

01/10/2018

DPD Chief Seeks To Clear-Up Confusion Over Anti-Panhandling Ordinance

The Dallas Police Department is de-emphasizing another part the ordinance which targets panhandlers in special zones the city established, such as store parking lots and around ATMs in downtown, Uptown and Deep Ellum.

01/08/2018

Democrat Andrew White Talks About Priorities In Run For Texas Governor

With just over eight weeks to go before the March 6 primary in Texas, Andrew White of Houston knows he’s playing beat-the-clock.

01/05/2018

Formerly Furloughed AA Pilots Hoping For Pay Scale Increase

The pilots hoped leaders of their association would have approved a deal hashed out with American’s executives last month, but association leaders want more time to study the issue.

01/03/2018

Plano Teen Says Best Friend Among Those Killed In Costa Rica Plane Crash

The shock over a plane crash in Costa Rica has not faded for 15-year-old Ethan Fine of Plano and his family. “How shocked everyone is, how sad this is, how hard it is.”

01/02/2018

Prepaying Property Taxes May Not Help North Texans After IRS Clarifies Rules

A newly issued advisory by the IRS Wednesday afternoon casts doubt that North Texans will be able to deduct prepayments of next year’s property taxes on this year’s federal income tax returns.

12/27/2017

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