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 Co. Approves Resolution Welcoming Documented & Undocumented Immigrants

Dallas County Commissioners adopted a resolution in support of immigrants and refugees.

02/07/2017

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Texas Senator Ted Cruz Talks Taxes, Trade, Refugees In Fort Worth

Sen. Cruz says he’s glad that Congress is poised to repeal and replace Obamacare, pass tax reform and eliminate many Obama-era regulations.

02/06/2017

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Sheriff Applies For Federal Program To Identify Illegal Immigrants In Jail

While Texas lawmakers debate whether to ban sanctuary cities, Tarrant County’s new sheriff, Bill Waybourn says he wants to do more to help identify those who may be in the U.S. illegally.

02/02/2017

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Dallas Midtown Project To Keep City Competitive With Northern Suburbs

Developer Scott Beck used to ride his bicycle to Valley View Mall as a child. Now he’s preparing to bull-doze it.

02/01/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the beginning of a meeting with small business people in the Roosevelt Room at the White House January 30, 2017 in Washington, DC.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

A Closer Look At President Trump’s Executive Order Involving Travel Ban

From the beginning, President Trump has said his order is not a ban on Muslims coming into the U.S. “This is not about religion. This is about terror and keeping our country safe.”

01/30/2017

Members of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension Board meet. (credit: Jack Fink/CBS 11 News)

New Coalition Formed To Help Fix Dallas Police And Fire Pension Fund

Three former Dallas Mayors and 10 business and civic groups are joining forces to help save the troubled Dallas Police and Fire Pension Fund.

01/27/2017

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Letter From State Representative Angers N. Texas Muslim Leaders

Imam Omar Suleman of Irving says he is still puzzled and angry after receiving a letter and poll from a Republican state lawmaker.

01/26/2017

A train runs on a high-speed rail line. (credit: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Transition Team Says List Of Infrastructure Projects Non-Existent

A former member of the Donald Trump transition team casts doubt upon a report that claimed two North Texas rail projects were among the top infrastructure priorities for the new president.

01/25/2017

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Study On Public School Funding In Texas Receiving Praise

Any changes could have a major impact on the six million public school children here in the Lone Star State.

01/24/2017

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North Texas Republicans, Democrats React To President Trump’s Inauguration

At a watch party at the Las Colinas Country Club, about 30 members of the Greater Irving Republican Club cheered after Mr. Trump took the Oath of Office, then raised their glasses to offer him a toast.

01/20/2017

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Irving Watch Party Cheers Trump’s Inauguration

Republicans in North Texas are celebrating the peaceful transfer of power on Friday morning, after President Trump was officially sworn into office as the 45th leader of the United States.

01/20/2017

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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.

01/18/2017

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