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.
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.
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.
The alleged wrong-doing took place before Paxton was elected Attorney General in November 2014.
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.
The lights are back on for most Weatherford homeowners after a power outage left 1,500 homes in the dark.
Ellis County’s Precinct Four Constable Mike Jones turned himself in after a grand jury indicted him this week on the felony charge.
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.”
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.”
Dallas County Commissioners adopted a resolution in support of immigrants and refugees.
Sen. Cruz says he’s glad that Congress is poised to repeal and replace Obamacare, pass tax reform and eliminate many Obama-era regulations.
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.
Developer Scott Beck used to ride his bicycle to Valley View Mall as a child. Now he’s preparing to bull-doze it.