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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SMU Professor: President H.W. Bush Helped Prevent World Meltdown

SMU Professor Jeffrey Engel says as president, George H.W. Bush helped prevent the world from melting down at the end of the Cold War.

11/03/2017

Curriculum In North Texas Schools Could Pave Way To High-Tech Jobs

In this day and age so many jobs are based on what’s called STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, and the Labor Department says there’s a huge need to fill millions of these positions in the next five years and beyond.

CBS 11–11/03/2017

Governor Abbott Submits $60 Billion Request To Rebuild After Harvey

The Governor says on November 15th, the Trump administration will submit to Congress, a supplemental budget, which will include money for Texas.

CBS 11–11/01/2017

Two North Texas Republican Congressman Not Running For Re-Election

SMU Political Science Professor Cal Jillson says, “Big surprise.  I didn’t expect it.  I was surprised when I heard it because he’s an energetic battler in Congress.”

CBS 11–10/31/2017

Brief Mix of Light Sleet & Rain, Chilly Temps Surprise Some In DFW

Thursday’s 80+ degree temperatures and sunshine gave way to a brief mix of very light sleet and rain, gusty winds, and much chillier temperatures.

10/27/2017

Will Texas House Become More Conservative After Straus?

The Lone Star State, already one of the most conservative in the nation, may soon become even more so after House Speaker Joe Straus announced he’s not running for re-election.

10/26/2017

President Trump Spends Time In Dallas For Briefings, Fundraising

During a brief visit to Dallas Wednesday afternoon, President Donald Trump held no public events or rallies.

10/25/2017

Need A Job? Thousands Are Available In North Texas

As they gear up for the Christmas shopping season, UPS, Fed Ex, Walmart, Amazon and others are looking to hire hundreds of people at a job fair in Dallas Thursday afternoon. 

CBS 11–10/24/2017

Dallas PD Plan: Rehire Retired Officers As Civilians Temporarily

After losing a record 458 officers during the past year, the Dallas Police Department said it has a plan to get qualified people back on the job: rehire as many as 40 officers who retired.

10/23/2017

Rare Appearance By 5 Former Presidents At Texas A&M Concert For Hurricane Relief

On Saturday night, Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter will make a rare, joint appearance at a concert benefitting hurricane relief efforts at Texas A&M University.

10/20/2017

Leaders Pitch DFW Region To Lure Amazon’s HQ2

Some North Texas leaders are making their pitch to get Amazon’s second headquarters.

10/19/2017

After Crisis, Improvements Made At Dallas 911 Call Center

Months after a crisis at the city of Dallas 911 call center may have led to two deaths, leaders at City Hall and the Dallas Police Department say there have been big improvements in staffing, work environment, and how quickly calls are being answered.

10/18/2017

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