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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Governor Abbott Criticizes Texas House After Special Session Ends

Governor Greg Abbott blasted the Texas House for not reaching an agreement with the Senate on how to lessen the burden of rising property taxes.


Attrition Blamed For Delayed Dallas Police Response Times; Jail Processes Add To Problem

It’s taking Dallas Police longer this year than last year to respond to Priority 1 emergency calls.


Young Democrats Upbeat About Their Party In Texas Despite Challenges

The Young Democrats of America’s national convention in Dallas has attracted 700 people from across the country.


Some Bathroom Privacy Bill Supporters Say It’s Dead In Texas House

After all the rallies and hearings, some of the bills’ strongest supporters acknowledge it won’t survive the special session.


North Korean Torture Victim: Blood Not Circulated; Your Hands Turn Black; You Feel Numb

Moon Choe escaped North Korea 18 years ago when dictator Kim Jung Un’s father ran the country with an Iron Fist.


Dallas Mayor, Some Council Members Want To Cut Property Tax Rate

In his proposed $3 billion budget, new City Manager T.C. Broadnax proposed keeping the property tax rate as-is and not cutting city services.


Record Number Of Officers Leaving Dallas Police Department

By the end of this month, 72 more Dallas Police officers will leave: 70 percent of them are retiring and the other 30 percent are going to make more money at other departments.


Free Speech Controversy At SMU Makes National Headlines

The uproar began when SMU told the Young America’s Foundation that its yearly display of flags honoring September 11th victims will no longer allowed to be set up at the Dallas Hall lawn as in past years.


CBSDFW Hosts Heated Debate On Future Of Obamacare

Experts, doctors and patients weighed in on whether or not the Affordable Care Act should be here to stay.


End Of The Road Is Near For Long-Planned Dallas Trinity Parkway

“My job is to pull the city together. I don’t think the city wants that at this point,” said Mayor Mike Rawlings.


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In one ad, Judge Mary Horn says she’s a born-again Christian and a long-standing conservative Republican who “opposes these bathroom privacy bills.”


Tarrant County Jail, 17 Others In Texas Ink Deal With ICE

The agreement, announced at the Sheriffs Association of Texas conference in Grapevine, allows jailers to screen inmates’ immigration status.



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