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 City Manager To Narrow Finalists For New Police Chief This Week

On Monday, City Manager T.C. Broadnax told CBS11, he will meet with the city’s recruiter this week to discuss finalists for the job.

06/19/2017

Sen. Cruz Praises Trump On Changes To Immigration, Cuba Policy

Sen. Ted Cruz appeared at a news conference in Arlington Friday, where General Motors announced plans to open a supplier park to support building its full-size SUV’s at its nearby plant.

06/16/2017

North Texas Congressman, Sons Caught In Gunfire Return Home

Just in time for Father’s Day weekend, Republican Congressman Joe Barton of Ennis returned home with his two sons after they escaped the shooting at baseball practice unharmed.

06/16/2017

After Shooting, N. Texas Members Of Congress Want Security Review

Republican Congressman Michael Burgess of Lewisville says after Wednesday’s shooting, he is open to tighter security at his town hall meetings.

06/15/2017

2 N. Texas Congressmen At Shooting Scene At Baseball Field

North Texas Congressman Roger Williams says the accused shooter came within 20 yards of him at baseball practice early Wednesday on a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia.

06/14/2017

$2 Million Dispute Between City Of Dallas & Police, Fire Pension Fund

For 22 years, the Dallas Police and Fire Pension Fund has been contributing to the pensions of police officers and firefighters who go on military leave.

06/13/2017

New Dallas City Council Members Credit Grassroots Support For Victories

Omar Narvaez is on his way to the Dallas City Council after defeating Monica Alonzo, a three term incumbent and Mayor Pro Tem.

06/12/2017

State, County Watching For Fraud, Electioneering In Run-Off Races

The Texas Secretary of State’s office is sending an inspector to various polling places in Dallas Council District 8 on Saturday.

06/09/2017

Cash Payments To Dallas Police & Fire Pension Fund Executives Praised, Criticized

Some Dallas Council members are criticizing a vote Thursday by the Police and Fire Pension Fund board to give more than $800,000 in lump sum payments to the fund’s top three executives.

06/08/2017

Governor Abbott Requests Lawmakers Pass 20 Bills During Special Session

Governor Greg Abbott scolded Texas lawmakers Tuesday for having to call them back for a special session on July 18.

06/06/2017

State Lawmaker Received Threats After Scuffle Over Sanctuary Cities Law

Some of the major players on both sides of the debate talked it over with CBS11 political reporter Jack Fink.

05/31/2017

Special Session Looms For Texas Legislature

Governor Abbott said his biggest disappointment was the fact that lawmakers didn’t pass a sunset bill, that would allow the Texas Medical Board and four other state agencies to continue operating past September.

05/29/2017

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