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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Texas Exits Refugee Resettlement Program Over Security Concerns

In a statement, Gov. Greg Abbott said, “As Governor, I will continue to prioritize the safety of all Texans and urge the federal government to overhaul this severely broken system.”

7 hours ago

Refugees and migrants from Syria, Afghanistan, Nepal and Pakistan(Photo by Alexander Koerner/Getty Images)

Texas Formally Withdraws From Refugee Resettlement Program

The State of Texas has formally withdrawn from the federal government’s refugee resettlement program.

11 hours ago

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Airline Rage Becoming A Bigger Problem

The International Air Transport Association says there were nearly 11-thousand air rage incidents worldwide last year. That’s 1500-hundred cases more than in 2014.

CBS 11–09/29/2016

Hisotric building Dallas' West End

Historic West End Building Gets New Lease On Life

The building dates back to 1903, when the Brown Cracker and Candy company opened its factory and people got around in a horse and wagon.

CBS 11–09/28/2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (L) speaks as Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton listens during the Presidential Debate at Hofstra University on September 26, 2016 in Hempstead, New York.  The first of four debates for the 2016 Election, three Presidential and one Vice Presidential, is moderated by NBC's Lester Holt.  (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)

Presidential Debate Reaction From Mark Cuban And Eric Trump

Among those in the debate hall audience, Dallas Mavericks owner and Clinton supporter Mark Cuban.

CBS 11–09/27/2016

Mechanics picketing at Love Field

Southwest Mechanics Challenge Airline Publically In Contract Dispute

After working without a new contract for four years, nearly 300 Southwest Airlines mechanics say they’ve had enough.

TXA 21–09/23/2016

A voter places a sticker indicating that he has cast his ballot. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas To Ask Supreme Court To Rule On Voter ID Law

But regardless of what the Supreme Court decides, it won’t impact this November’s election.

CBS 11–09/22/2016

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Texas, Feds At Odds Over Refugees

Texas is warning the federal government it may withdraw from the Refugee Resettlement Program.

09/21/2016

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Texas Warns Feds It May Withdraw From Refugee Program

Officials with the State of Texas sent a letter to the Office of Refugee Resettlement, saying that the Lone Star State intends to withdraw from the federal program if the state’s proposed plan is not approved by the end of the month.

09/21/2016

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Bush Voting For Clinton? North Texans React

A report that the former president would choose Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican Trump is turning some heads, but not all.

09/20/2016

Jammie Kelley - former prostitute (Jack Fink - CBS11)

Woman Says Area Program Saved Her From Life Of Prostitution

Jammie Kelley believes the Prostitute Diversion Initiative helped turn her life around.

09/19/2016

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Dispute Over Security Clearances For Refugees Could Jeopardize State Program

On September 9, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission sent agencies a letter explaining that federal money estimated at $30 million, provided for newly arrived refugees under the Refugee Cash and Medical Assistance Program may be in jeopardy.

09/16/2016

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