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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Will There Be Political Fallout For Texas Republicans After DACA Decision?

Several groups in North Texas gathered today to criticize President Donald Trump’s decision to phase-out DACA

09/06/2017

Sharp Disagreement Over President Trump’s Decision On Dreamers

“I think it’s inhumane. I don’t have family in Mexico. I don’t have a home in Mexico,” said Dallas Dreamer Ramiro Luna.

09/05/2017

Dreamers, Texas AG Await President Trump’s Decision On DACA

Jose Santoyo of Dallas says he’s anxious about President Trump’s decision Tuesday that could impact the rest of his life.

09/04/2017

Dallas Prepares For Harvey Evacuees To Stay In Shelters For Up To Three Weeks

Mayor Rawlings says more evacuees could be coming. “We’re planning those numbers could get up to 1,000 more, we don’t know.”

09/01/2017

Dallas Councilman Questions City Over Minority-Owned Suppliers Used For Harvey Shelters

Dallas City Councilman Kevin Felder raised questions about whether the city is using enough African-American and minority-owned businesses as suppliers for the opened for Harvey evacuees.

08/30/2017

First 200 Hurricane Harvey Evacuees Arrive At Dallas Mega-Shelter

An additional 659 evacuees are now being housed inside the city’s three other shelters, which are just about full.

08/29/2017

Dallas Preparing Convention Center To Take In Harvey Evacuees

Dallas is making plans to house up to 5,000 Gulf Coast residents in a “mega shelter” in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.

08/27/2017

Higher Housing Prices Blamed For Slowing Frisco ISD Enrollment

Records show on average, the district has grown by more than 3,000 students each year for the past ten years. But that rate has slowed.

08/25/2017

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.

08/16/2017

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.

08/14/2017

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.

08/11/2017

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.

08/10/2017

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