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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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.

12/23/2016

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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.

12/22/2016

Brewer Middle School in White Settlement (Jack Fink - CBS11)

Teen Arrested For Posting Threat On Social Media

The threat on Snapchat by a 14-year-old boy to shoot up Brewer Middle School in White Settlement included a hit list.

12/20/2016

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Median Price For New Home Reaches New Heights In Frisco

The median price of a new home in Frisco has topped $500,000 for the first time.

12/19/2016

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Arlington Police Officer Resigns Amid Criminal Investigation

CBS11 has learned an Arlington Police sergeant resigned amid a criminal investigation over the way she investigated child abuse cases.

12/16/2016

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Dallas Co. GOP Chair: Elector Changed Mind About Voting For Trump

Dallas County Republican Party Chairman Phillip Huffines criticized a North Texas elector who made national headlines after saying he won’t for Donald Trump for president.

12/16/2016

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Collin County Growth Means More Money Needed For Roads

Traffic is set to increase along with the population. It will double in Collin County, from nearly 780,000 people in 2010 to nearly 1.6 million in 2040

12/15/2016

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Abbott Criticizes Dallas Leaders For Police & Fire Pension Problems

Texas Governor Greg Abbott had sharp criticism for Dallas city leaders who are trying to save the police and fire pension system which could go broke in the next ten years.

12/14/2016

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Energy Firm, Experts Praise Tillerson, Perry For Trump Cabinet

President-elect Donald Trump nominated Exxon-Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State and former Texas Governor Rick Perry will reportedly be tapped as Energy Secretary.

12/13/2016

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Dallas PD Losing Officers To Other Cities

The City of Dallas is concerned after 99 officers have left since October 1.

12/12/2016

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Sources: Suspect Killed Himself After Being Shot By Officer

Keelan Murray, was shot by the officer in his shoulder, and then shot and killed himself with his own gun.

12/08/2016

The 92 year old former President, along with former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, honored 27 fellow World War II veterans.

Former President George H.W. Bush Commemorates Pearl Harbor’s 75th Anniversary

Former President George H. W. Bush, a decorated a World War II veteran, commemorated the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor in a public ceremony at his Presidential Library at Texas A&M University.

12/07/2016

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