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.
Barbara Bush’s funeral served as a reminder why so many people loved the former first lady.
A steady stream of people filled shuttle buses to say a final farewell to former First Lady Barbara Bush.
“We were just awed, that’s the best way to describe it. We were just awed and blessed, giggly, and tickled we got to meet the President because we knew it was special.”
More than 100 Houston residents came to city hall to honor former First Lady Barbara Bush, one of their most beloved residents.
Former First Lady Barbara Bush and former President George H.W. Bush were more than favorite customers at Fuzzy’s Pizza and Café in Houston. They were family.
Near the Houston neighborhood where the former First Couple have lived for more than 25 years, the memories of seeing Mrs. Bush around town are what people are talking about.
Crystal Mason, a mother of four, said she didn’t realize when she voted in the 2016 general election she was violating the law.
When Robert Caltabiano began on the U.S. Secret Service detail for former President George H.W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush, he says his first day was memorable.
Chief David Coatney told members of the Dallas City Council’s public safety committee that because of a rising population and volume of emergency calls, the department has to change the way it responds to them.
County records obtained by CBS11 following an open records request show on December 5 of last year, one of Thompson’s female employees filed a detailed complaint against him claiming he forced her to have various sexual encounters over a nearly two-year period.
Crews are putting up fencing at the department’s northeast and south central substations. The $3 million project should be completed at all seven substations in July.
Erin Brockovich was a no-show at a meeting at the North Texas Municipal Water District, which she has criticized in a series of Facebook posts.