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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Opening Statements Portray Different Sides Of John Wiley Price

Prosecutors told jurors, consultant Kathy Nealy paid Price $950,000 in bribes in the forms of cash, land and cars during a ten-year period.


New Grassroots Democratic Groups Strive For Tea Party Success

Some North Texas Democrats say they’re inspired by President Donald Trump to fight back.


N. Texas Transgender Teen Worries About State Bathroom Bill

Fifteen-year-old Alex Pettigrew, who is transitioning to a boy, says he’s not looking for trouble while using the bathroom.


Pre-School Teacher Fired After Anti-Semitic Tweets

The pre-school, The Children’s Courtyard, says it fired teacher Nancy Salem after thoroughly investigating her tweets.


Some Concerned About Deportation Are Changing How They Live

CBS11 talked to a man who’s lived in the Dallas area illegally for 20 years.


Police & Fire Pension Board Backs State Rep. Plan To Save Troubled Fund

The new proposal would raise the retirement age from either 51 or 55 to 58, eliminate cost of living adjustments for 20 years and lower a multiplier used to determine the pension for police officers and firefighters from 3 percent to 2.5 percent.

CBS 11–02/20/2017

Dallas Police And Fire Pension Board Chooses Plan To Save Fund

This morning the Dallas Police and Fire Pension Board voted unanimously to back a state lawmaker’s plan to fix the money-troubled fund instead of a plan advocated by the Dallas Mayor.


Special Prosecutors Will Force AG Ken Paxton To Face 2 Criminal Trials

The alleged wrong-doing took place before Paxton was elected Attorney General in November 2014.


Now Paralyzed, Fort Worth Man Shot By Police Speaks Out For First Time

David Collie spoke for the first time from the nursing home he’s staying in because he wanted to tell his side of the story.


Freak Power Outage Leaves Some Homeowners With Unexpected Expenses

The lights are back on for most Weatherford homeowners after a power outage left 1,500 homes in the dark.


2nd Ellis Co. Constable Facing Criminal Charges, Sheriff Under Investigation

Ellis County’s Precinct Four Constable Mike Jones turned himself in after a grand jury indicted him this week on the felony charge.


Negotiations To Fix Dallas Police & Fire Pension Fund Reach Stalemate

The pension board chairman, Sam Friar, says the problem is, talks with the city to reach a deal on a permanent fix aren’t going well. “We’re at a stalemate now.”




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