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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Members of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension Board meet. (credit: Jack Fink/CBS 11 News)

Police & Fire Pension Board Backs State Rep. Plan To Save Troubled Fund

The new proposal would raise the retirement age from either 51 or 55 to 58, eliminate cost of living adjustments for 20 years and lower a multiplier used to determine the pension for police officers and firefighters from 3 percent to 2.5 percent.

CBS 11–22 hours ago

Members of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension Board meet. (credit: Jack Fink/CBS 11 News)

Dallas Police And Fire Pension Board Chooses Plan To Save Fund

This morning the Dallas Police and Fire Pension Board voted unanimously to back a state lawmaker’s plan to fix the money-troubled fund instead of a plan advocated by the Dallas Mayor.

CBSDFW.COM–02/20/2017

Ken Paxton in court (CBS11)

Special Prosecutors Will Force AG Ken Paxton To Face 2 Criminal Trials

The alleged wrong-doing took place before Paxton was elected Attorney General in November 2014.

02/16/2017

David Collie (CBS11)

Now Paralyzed, Fort Worth Man Shot By Police Speaks Out For First Time

David Collie spoke for the first time from the nursing home he’s staying in because he wanted to tell his side of the story.

02/14/2017

Weatherford power outage (CBS11)

Freak Power Outage Leaves Some Homeowners With Unexpected Expenses

The lights are back on for most Weatherford homeowners after a power outage left 1,500 homes in the dark.

02/13/2017

Mike Jones - Ellis County Constable

2nd Ellis Co. Constable Facing Criminal Charges, Sheriff Under Investigation

Ellis County’s Precinct Four Constable Mike Jones turned himself in after a grand jury indicted him this week on the felony charge.

02/10/2017

Members of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension Board meet. (credit: Jack Fink/CBS 11 News)

Negotiations To Fix Dallas Police & Fire Pension Fund Reach Stalemate

The pension board chairman, Sam Friar, says the problem is, talks with the city to reach a deal on a permanent fix aren’t going well. “We’re at a stalemate now.”

02/09/2017

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (CBS11)

Lt. Governor Blasts Dallas County Resolution Welcoming Undocumented Immigrants

In an interview via Skype, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick said, “What is it that they don’t get about following the law and the will of the people who do not want sanctuary cities in our country and most importantly in our state.”

02/08/2017

Dallas County Commission (CBS11)

Dallas Co. Approves Resolution Welcoming Documented & Undocumented Immigrants

Dallas County Commissioners adopted a resolution in support of immigrants and refugees.

02/07/2017

Sen. Ted Cruz (CBS11)

Texas Senator Ted Cruz Talks Taxes, Trade, Refugees In Fort Worth

Sen. Cruz says he’s glad that Congress is poised to repeal and replace Obamacare, pass tax reform and eliminate many Obama-era regulations.

02/06/2017

(credit: billwaybourn.com)

Sheriff Applies For Federal Program To Identify Illegal Immigrants In Jail

While Texas lawmakers debate whether to ban sanctuary cities, Tarrant County’s new sheriff, Bill Waybourn says he wants to do more to help identify those who may be in the U.S. illegally.

02/02/2017

valleyview

Dallas Midtown Project To Keep City Competitive With Northern Suburbs

Developer Scott Beck used to ride his bicycle to Valley View Mall as a child. Now he’s preparing to bull-doze it.

02/01/2017

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