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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What Could Happen To The President-Elect After The Election?

Congress can only impeach a sitting President and not a president-elect, unless that person previously held federal office. There are questions about whether a sitting President can be prosecuted for a crime while still in office.


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Donald Trump Surges To 12 Point Lead In Texas

Real Estate Mogul and Republican Presidential nominee Donald J Trump has surged to a twelve point lead in Texas over Former Secretary of State and Democrat nominee, Hillary R. Clinton in the latest KTVT CBS 11 Dixie Strategies Poll.


Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump shake hands following the first presidential debate moderated by Lester Holt at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York on September 26, 2016. (credit: Paul J. RichardsI/AFP/Getty Images)

Some North Texans Volunteering In Battleground States

Texas isn’t a battleground state, so some of Donald Trump’s and Hillary Clinton’s most devoted supporters from North Texas are heading out of the Lone Star State to try and help their favored candidate win.


Keegan Harrison with father, Gray (CBS11)

Parents Worry Changes To State Program Will Put Medically-Fragile Kids At Risk

Keegan Harrison has more health challenges at 9 years old than most adults ever have: Because of his genetic immune disorder, he’s had kidney and intestinal failure, 11 strokes, and he’s recently been diagnosed with dementia.


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Dallas Landlord Discloses Offer Made To City Leaders

Khraish Khraish is at the center of controversy after telling hundreds of his tenants that they would have to suddenly move out by the end of the month. Now, he is claiming to be the champion for those same residents.


HMK - house. Accused slumlord owner. (CBSDFW)

Dallas Residents Facing Eviction Take Their Case To City Hall

More than 300 families who rent from HMK, received notices last month that they’ll have to move out by the end of this month.

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Voter Error Blamed For Problems With Machines

A now viral Facebook post with nearly 200,000 shares claims an Arlington woman attempted to vote straight Republican ticket, then realized the machine showed she was voting for Hillary Clinton.


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Analysts Doubt Texas Is A Toss-Up State

SMU political science professor Cal Jillson believes Trump will still win here.


Lynlee Boemer was saved by doctors who removed a tumor growing from her spine. (credit: Texas Children's Hospital)

Baby Partially Removed From Womb For Surgery, Then Put Back

A North Texas baby girl was born in June… for the second time.


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Patrick Says Trump Was Misunderstood At Debate

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick defended Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Dallas on Thursday, and the controversial remarks that Trump made involving results of the upcoming election.


Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump walk off the stage after the final presidential debate at the Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of the University of Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 19, 2016. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Recap & Analysis: Trump & Clinton Spar In Final Debate

CBS 11 News reporter Jack Fink invites Scott Herndon from UT-Dallas to recap the debate. He also chats with undecided voters and TCU seniors Madison Smith and Taylor Dennis.


Dyaa Al Botabeekh - friend of deadly crash victims (CBS11)

Heartbreak, Disbelief After Deadly Wrong Way Crash In Dallas

Finding the words is a struggle for friends and family mourning the loss of 23-year-old Hussein Zaybek.




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