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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Felecia Wilson honors her father on Memorial Day (CBS11)

Memorial Day 2016: A Daughter’s Devotion To Her Dad

Ever since Felecia Wilson’s father died in 2012, she’s come to the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery on Memorial Day to honor him.


McGeath family on Memorial Day (CBS11)

Memorial Day 2016: “Never Forget – Families Want To Hear You Say Their Names”

Not a day goes by that Phyllis and David McGeath don’t honor their son Philip, a 25 year old Marine who died more than four years ago.


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Flooding At North Texas Lakes Keeps Some Areas Of Parks Closed

It could take years and $30 million to restore all parks in the Corps’ 25 reservoirs in the region.


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Good Samaritans Help Police Subdue Man Being Investigated By Feds

Arlington police dash-cam video showed suspect Wahib Sadek getting out of his car and approaching officer Richard Morrison. Andrew Drake knew he had to pull over to help.


DURHAM, NC - MAY 11:  A gender neutral sign is posted outside a bathrooms at Oval Park Grill on May 11, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina. Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwide as the U.S. Department of Justice countersues North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory from enforcing the provisions of House Bill 2 (HB2) that dictate what bathrooms transgender individuals can use.  (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Could Be Filed Wednesday Over White House Transgender Directive To Schools

While the Texas Attorney General’s office wouldn’t comment Tuesday night, CBS11 has learned Ken Paxton will announce what he describes as a major lawsuit in Austin Wednesday afternoon.


TSA line at DFW Airport (Jack Fink - CBS11)

How To Avoid Long Lines at Airport Security Checkpoints

To avoid long lines, airfare expert Rick Seaney suggests avoiding flights on the busy days: Sunday, Monday and Friday.


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Key Question Remains In Shooting Of Fort Worth Police Officer

A key question remains more than two months after the shooting of Fort Worth police officer Matt Pearce.


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Exclusive: How Your Old, Unwanted Medications Are Transformed Into Electricity

The medications unloaded at the Covanta Energy plant in Tulsa are used to create power.


TSA security line at DFW Airport (Jack Fink - CBS11)

Aviation Security Expert: EgyptAir Crash Exposes Flaw At Airports

Aviation security analyst Chaim Koppel is convinced terrorists blew up the EgyptAir jet.


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A Look At New Overtime Rules’ Impact On North Texas

A North Texas woman says for three years, she worked up to 54 hours each week, but was never paid any overtime — all on a salary of $30,000.


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Cruz Thanks Supporters, As He Is Praised At Texas GOP Convention

Thousands of Texas Republicans sent a message to Senator Ted Cruz loud and clear. And he had a message for them as he addressed attendees at the state GOP convention, being held in Dallas.

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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick at state GOP Convention in Dallas (CBS11)

Texas Governor, Lt. Governor Call For GOP Unity At State Convention In Dallas

The Texas GOP convention in Dallas may be Ted Cruz country, but state party leaders called for Republicans to unite behind the presumptive nominee Donald Trump.




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