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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New Warning About Troubled Dallas Police & Fire Pension Fund

The Police and Fire Pension Fund could run out of money in five to seven years, not ten years as first projected.

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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 15:  Vice President-Elect Mike Pence stand-in Army MSG Neil Ewachiw (C) waves as he takes part in the dress rehearsal for the Inauguration, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2017 in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. The nation will swear in its 45th President Donald J. Trump on January 20.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

North Texans Head To DC For Trump Inauguration, March Against Him

Ray Myers and his wife have tickets to Donald Trump’s Inauguration and the Inauguration Parade.


DURHAM, NC - MAY 11:  A gender neutral sign is posted outside a bathrooms at Oval Park Grill on May 11, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina. Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwide as the U.S. Department of Justice countersues North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory from enforcing the provisions of House Bill 2 (HB2) that dictate what bathrooms transgender individuals can use.  (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Supporters, Opponents Differ Over Potential Impact Of ‘Bathroom Bill’

The proposed bathroom bill in Texas is causing some to worry that big events will be canceled in Dallas, just as they were in North Carolina.


Dallas Police and Fire Pension Board (Jack Fink - CBS11)

Pension Board Approves New DROP Payment Plan

The pension fund may run out of money in 10 years without a major infusion of cash.


85th Legislative Session (Jack Fink - CBS11)

Texas Republican Says State May Have To Limit Tax Cuts

A downturn in the state’s oil and gas industry may delay or limit tax cuts in the next two-year budget.


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Lt. Governor Patrick Vows Tight Spending For Next State Budget

During a one-on-one interview at his Capitol office Monday, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick vowed the state will keep a tight lid on spending in the next budget.


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North Texas Obamacare Supporters & Opponents Discuss Law’s Impact

While lawmakers debate Obamacare’s fate, the Obama administration announced more than 1.1 million Texans have signed up for coverage between November 1 and December 31, 2015.


Dajerria Becton and her legal guardian, Shashona Becton are suing former McKinney police officer Eric Casebolt, the McKinney Police Department and the city of McKinney for 5 million dollars. (courtesy: Facebook)

Lawyer For Teen Who Filed Lawsuit Calls It “Textbook Excessive Force Claim”

Lawyers for Dajerria Becton held a news conference in Dallas Wednesday afternoon.


T.C Broadnax - Dallas incoming city manager

A Conversation With Dallas’ Next City Manager

Incoming Dallas city manager T.C. Broadnax acknowledges he’s got a lot of work waiting for him when he starts his new job February 1.


Many streets were devastated on December 26, 2015 after a deadly tornado outbreak ravaged North Texas. (Jack Fink/Twitter)

Rowlett: One Year After The EF-4 Tornado

Like so many streets, the EF-4 tornado hit Harbor Drive in Rowlett very hard one year ago.



Suspect’s Co-Workers Provide Clues About Murders of Wife & Newborn

A newly released arrest warrant affidavit shows detectives have been talking with Craig Vandewege’s co-workers at a Fort Worth Costco.



Dallas Sees Big Increase In Overseas Visitors

Visit Dallas, formerly known as the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau, says the number of international tourists (excluding Mexico and Canada) shot up by 33 percent in Dallas-Plano-Irving area last year from 2014.



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